Judge: CVS among pharmacies that owe Ohio counties $650M in opioids suit

A FEDERAL JUDGE in Cleveland awarded $650 million in in damages on Wednesday to two Ohio counties that won a landmark lawsuit against national pharmacy chains CVS Health Corp., Walgreens and Walmart, claiming the way they distributed opioids to customers caused severe harm to communities. /AP FILE PHOTO
CLEVELAND (AP) – A federal judge has awarded $650 million in damages Wednesday to two Ohio counties that won a landmark lawsuit against national pharmacy chains CVS Health Corp., Walgreens and Walmart, claiming the way they distributed opioids to customers caused severe harm to communities and created a public nuisance. U.S. District Judge Dan Polster…

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