CVS, Walgreens finalize $10B in settlements over opioids

CVS CORP. and Walgreens have finalized more than $10 billion in settlements of lawsuits nationwide over the toll of the opioids their pharmacies sold. Now, it's up to states to decide whether to join or to be able to take their claims to court under settlements announced Monday.  GENE J PUSKAR / ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO
NEW YORK (AP) – CVS Corp. and Walgreens have agreed to pay state and local governments a combined total of more than $10 billion to settle lawsuits over the toll of opioids and now want to know by Dec. 31 whether states are accepting the deals.  States announced final details Monday of settlements that the…

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