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Walgreens Settles Florida Opioid Lawsuit for $683 Million

The Walgreens pharmacy company has reached a $683 million settlement with the state of Florida, halting a trial over state claims that the company improperly dispensed millions of painkillers that contributed to the opioid crisis, state and company officials said …

Opioid Distributors Reach $518M Settlement with Washington State

Washington has reached a $518 million settlement with drug distributors McKesson Corp. AmerisourceBergen Corp. and Cardinal Health Inc., ending a months-long trial over the companies’ alleged role in fueling the opioid epidemic in the state. McKesson will pay $197 million, …

Opioid Distributors Sold ‘Mountain of Pills,’ Lawyer Tells Judge

The biggest drug distributors in the U.S. were accused of swamping a West Virginia county with millions of doses of painkillers as testimony is set to begin in the first trial over the companies’ role in the opioid crisis. McKesson …