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CVS, Walgreens and Walmart Must Pay $650.5 Million in Ohio Opioids Case

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

A federal judge ordered the big pharmacy chains to bear about one-third of the responsibility for fueling a deadly drug crisis.
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Damages Set In The Belwether Opioid Trial

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

A federal judge in Cleveland said Wednesday that three major pharmacy chains must pay more than $650 million to fund a plan addressing the fallout from opioid abuse in two northeast Ohio counties.
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Judge: Pharmacies owe 2 Ohio counties $650M in opioids suit

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

A federal judge in Cleveland awarded $650 million in damages Wednesday to two Ohio counties that won a landmark lawsuit against national pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens and Walmart, claiming the way they distributed opioids to customers caused severe harm to communities and created a public nuisance.
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Judge: Pharmacies owe 2 Ohio counties $650 million in opioid distribution case

Judge: Pharmacies owe 2 Ohio counties $650 million in opioid distribution case

1 month ago   |   By WLWT

It was the first time pharmacy companies completed a trial to defend themselves in a drug crisis that has killed a half-million Americans since 1999.
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