September 8, 202312:32 PM UTCUpdated ago

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Sept 8 (Reuters) - Kroger (KR.N) on Friday said it would pay up to $1.2 billion to U.S. states and subdivisions and $36 million to Native American tribes to settle the majority of opioid claims brought against the company by the states and Native American Tribes.

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Reporting by Juveria Tabassum; Editing by Pooja Desai

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