Monthly Archives: July 2023

OAG Secures $300 Million for Texas in Opioid Settlement With CVS and Encourages Local Areas to Sign On to Receive Fund

July 9, 2023 – The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) reached a $5 billion multistate settlement with CVS for the company’s role in the national opioid epidemic, including inadequately monitoring opioid prescriptions. Over $300 million is designated for Texas. The agreement with CVS is one of numerous multi-billion-dollar settlements resulting from litigation by state attorneys… Read more »

Walgreens will pay Nevada $285 million over its role in the opioid epidemic, raising the state’s total settlement money to over $1 billion

July 6, 2023 – The state of Nevada has reached a $285 million settlement with Walgreens regarding the pharmacy chain’s role in the opioid epidemic, the state’s top lawyer announced Wednesday. The last in a series of multiyear settlements with pharmaceutical companies, retailers and others, it pushes Nevada’s total anticipated payments stemming from opioid claims to $1.1 billion, state Attorney… Read more »