CVS, Walgreens, And Rite Aid Sue Doctors In Latest Move In Federal Opioid Case


The opioid epidemic in the United States is a massive mess. Over 200,000 people have died from overdoses of prescription narcotics over the last 20 years, according to The Washington Post. Federal, state, and local governments have spent a lot of money dealing with opioid addiction. All these governments -- and private plaintiffs -- are now suing various pharmaceutical companies and drugstores for large sums of money.