Tag: Opioid Crisis

Cherokee Nation flag

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…