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Pharmacies targeted as opioid lawsuit enters new phase

Pharmacies are front and center as the second phase of a multidistrict lawsuit over the opioid crisis begins, a law professor told Healio Primary Care.Andrew Pollis, JD, from Case Western Reserve University, said the case, in which two Ohio counties are suing CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Walmart, serves as a bellwether for more than 2,000 similar cases filed by cities, counties and states nationwide. The governments allege that the pharmacies knew about opioid overprescribing and overordering and did nothing to stop it.“When a company knows that a particular community has beenRead More

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