December 5, 2022

CVS, Walgreens, Walmart appeal Ohio $650M opioid ruling

CVS, Walgreens and Walmart have appealed a ruling that ordered them to pay $650 million for fueling the opioid epidemic in two Ohio counties, arguing the case should be thrown out or a new trial introduced, NBC affiliate WFMJ reported Dec. 5.
November 15, 2022

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.
November 15, 2022

Ohio among states preparing settlement with Walmart over opioid failures

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and other attorneys general are preparing a settlement after an investigation into the part Walmart has played in the opioid epidemic.
November 2, 2022

CVS and Walgreens Near $10 Billion Deal to Settle Opioid Cases

The dual agreements would resolve thousands of lawsuits over the retailers’ role in the addiction crisis. But a large majority of state, local and tribal governments must sign on.
October 14, 2022

New Industry Documents Highlight Role of Pharmacies in Driving Opioid Epidemic

Archive’s Latest Release of Litigation Records Illustrates Pharmacies’ Repeated Failure to Heed Warning Signs and Safety Guidelines
September 7, 2022

Pharmacists aren't the 'doctor police': Walmart argues against growing opioid cases

As Walmart faces a tower of lawsuits accusing the company of fueling the opioid epidemic, the retail chain said the accusations are "misguided and dangerous" because they corrode patient's trust in pharmacists and physicians.
August 18, 2022

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

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.
August 18, 2022

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.