Walgreens, CVS and Walmart ordered to pay $650 million in opioid lawsuit


A federal judge ordered three of the country’s largest pharmacy chains to pay $650.6 million to two Ohio counties that they were found to have flooded with prescription painkillers. The court said Wednesday in a landmark judgment that CVS, Walgreens and Walmart must bear some of the cost that the opioid epidemic has wrought on Lake and Trumbull counties, outside Cleveland.

Tags for this resource