Walgreens Sued By State Of Kentucky For Role In Opioid Epidemic

Wochit - Thursday, 14 June 2018

Walgreens was sued on Thursday by Kentucky’s attorney general, reports Reuters.

The company is being accused of propagating an opioid epidemic in the state.

Walgreens pharmacies are being accused of filling "massive and/or suspicious orders of unusual size.” This is the sixth opioid-related lawsuit filed by Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Beshear said Walgreens has "harmed the health of our families in fueling the opioid epidemic.".


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