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Drug Cos. Say Cherokee Opioid Suit Must Stay In Fed. Court

Law360 (March 16, 2018, 9:08 PM EDT) -- McKesson Corp. and other drug distributors and retail pharmacies urged an Oklahoma federal judge Thursday to reject the Cherokee Nation’s bid to take its suit over the companies' alleged role in the opioid epidemic back to state court, saying McKesson’s distribution of opioids under a federal contract means the case must stay in federal court.

In the Cherokee Nation's March 1 motion to remand its suit against McKesson, Cardinal Health Inc., AmerisourceBergen Corp., CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Walmart Inc., the tribe contended that McKesson supplied...
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