Kentucky Sues Walgreens, Cites 'Alarming' Rate of Dispensing Opioids

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Published on June 14, 2018 - Duration: 00:41s

On Thursday Reuters reported that Kentucky’s attorney general has sued Walgreens Boots Alliance, accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state.

The lawsuit by Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, seeks to hold corporations like drug manufacturers and distributors responsible for their roles in the drug abuse crisis.

The lawsuit said that Walgreens filled massive opioid orders in both unusually large sizes and great frequencies.

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