US pharmacy chains ordered to pay $650m in Ohio opioids suit

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A federal judge has ruled that America's three largest pharmacy chains must pay $650.5m (£539.8m) for helping fuel a painkiller crisis in two Ohio counties.

In November, a federal court found Walgreens Boots Alliance, CVS and Walmart helped create an oversupply of addictive opioid pills.

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