What’s a few more bodies… –
June 21, 2019 – Nine years later, Cardinal Health would pay a $44 million fine to the DEA for failing to report outsize, or “suspicious,” orders. Cardinal Health is among the 10 opioid manufacturers and distributors facing more than 1,600 lawsuits blaming them for starting and sustaining the opioid epidemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans. The lawsuits, in which plaintiffs seek billions in damages, have been consolidated in a federal courtroom in Cleveland, Ohio. The report prepared by the Cardinal consultant was unearthed during the discovery process for the suits.