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New York Reaches A $1.1 Billion Opioid Deal With The Nation's Big Drug Wholesalers

Posted on AllSides July 20th, 2021
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New York's attorney general has reached a $1.1 billion settlement with three of the nation's largest drug distributors linked to their alleged role in the prescription opioid epidemic.

"...Over the course of these past two decades, McKesson, Cardinal Health, and Amerisource Bergen distributed these opioids without regard to the national crisis they were helping to fuel," New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement sent to NPR.

The companies, which rank among the largest corporations in the U.S., will spread their payments out over the next 17 years....

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