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CVS, Walmart and Walgreens ordered to pay $650.6 million to Ohio counties in opioid case

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CVS, Walmart and Walgreens must pay a combined $650.6 million to two Ohio counties to address the damage done by the opioid epidemic. The money will be used to abate a continuing opioid crisis in Lake and Trumbull counties, outside Cleveland. Attorneys for the counties had put the price tag at $1 billion for the damage done to each of the counties. Walgreens, CVS and Walmart say they will appeal the verdict.
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US pharmacy chains ordered to pay $650m in Ohio opioids suit

It comes after a court found the chains helped create an oversupply of opioid pills in Ohio counties.

6 months ago·United Kingdom
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Pharmacies ordered to pay $650.6 million to Ohio counties in opioid case

Pharmacy operators CVS (CVS.N), Walmart (WMT.N) and Walgreens (WBA.O) must pay a combined $650.6 million to two Ohio counties to address the damage done by the opioid epidemic, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

6 months ago·United Kingdom
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US pharmacies ordered to pay $650.6m for role in opioids crisis

The US pharmacy chains CVS, Walmart and Walgreens must pay a combined $650.6m to two Ohio counties to address the damage done by the opioid epidemic, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.

6 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CVS, Walmart and Walgreens owe $650 million to two Ohio counties in opioids suit

A federal judge in Cleveland awarded $650 million in damages to two Ohio counties that sued CVS, Walgreens and Walmart over opioids distribution.

6 months ago·United States
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Judge: Pharmacies owe 2 Ohio counties $650M in opioids suit

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge in Cleveland awarded $650 million in damages Wednesday to two Ohio counties that sued CVS, Walgreens and Walmart over the way the national pharmacy chains distributed opioids to their communities.

6 months ago·United States
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Judge: Pharmacies owe 2 Ohio counties $650M in opioids suit

A federal judge in Cleveland has awarded $650 million in damages to two Ohio counties that sued pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens and Walmart saying their opioid distribution policies created a public nuisance

6 months ago·United States
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