Walmart agrees to $3.1B opioid settlement plan, Ohio AG says


Nov. 15—Walmart has agreed to pay $3.1 billion to settle lawsuits for its role in the nationwide opioid-addiction crisis, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced Tuesday.

The two largest U.S. pharmacy chains, CVS Health and Walgreen Co., announced agreements earlier this month to pay about $5 billion each to settle lawsuits nationwide over the toll of opioids, the Associated Press reported.