Tag: Opioid Crisis

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Cherokee Nation Agrees to $75-Million Settlement With 3 Major Opioid Distributors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 500,000 Americans have died due to opioid overdoses over the last decade, with an overwhelming number of those deaths occurring within the country’s Native and Indigenous populations.  And now, a new $75-million lawsuit settlement struck between the Cherokee Nation…

CVS Health: Tackling the Nation's Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis has been officially declared a national public health emergency, calling to action all parts of the health care system, law enforcement and local, state and federal governments to mitigate its devastating effects. On Nov. 2, CVS Health Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer and General CounselTom Moriartydelivered…