Walgreens and CVS Agree to $10 Billion Settlement for Opioid Overprescription, But SF Case Still Looms
Walmart has also reportedly agreed to be on the hook for a $3 billion settlement, but the Walgreens settlement does not stop the case that SF City Attorney David Chiu is bringing against that pharmacy chain.
SF Suing Walgreens for Creating an Opioid ‘Public Menace,’ and This Sure Changes the Whole Walgreens Discourse
Could Walgreens be responsible for the very crime and drug issues they say are driving them out of San Francisco? A lawsuit from the city begs that question, and blames opioid overprescription.
Walgreens to Pay $7.5 Million to Two Bay Area Counties Over Phony Pharmacist
The Walgreens pharmacy chain has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a case in which an employee succeeded in impersonating a pharmacist for 11 years and illegally wrote prescriptions for patients in Alameda and Santa Clara counties.