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Drug Cos. Can Add Support To Pause Cherokee Opioid Suit

Law360 (May 7, 2018, 8:33 PM EDT) -- An Oklahoma federal judge said Monday that several major drug distributors and retail pharmacies can offer more support for their argument that a suit by the Cherokee Nation over the companies’ alleged role in the opioid epidemic should be paused while an Ohio court handling multidistrict litigation decides whether it and other suits by many other tribes belong in federal court.

U.S. District Judge Ronald A. White gave McKesson Corp. and other companies permission Monday to file an additional brief in support of their bid for a stay...
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