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Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations file lawsuits against 19 opioid manufactures


August 6, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KXI) - Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter joined Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby and Choctaw Nation Chief Gary Batton at the Whitten Burrage law firm Friday morning as they announced the two tribal nations will be filing a lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioids.

The tribal leaders say the lawsuits are their way of holding the companies accountable for the opioid epidemic that killed thousands in their nations.


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