Day: November 23, 2021

Walmart, CVS, Walgreens helped fuel US opioid crisis, jury finds

A Cleveland jury concluded Walmart Inc., CVS Health Corp. and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. helped create a public-health crisis by failing to properly monitor opioid prescriptions, the drug industry’s latest loss in the expanding litigation over the painkillers. The federal-court panel backed claims by northeast Ohio’s Trumbull and Lake Counties that the pharmacy […]