Opioid crisis: US pharmacies face moment of truth as trial begins

Opioid crisis: US pharmacies face moment of truth as trial begins

In this week’s trial, the Ohio counties of Lake and Trumbull allege that Walgreens, CVS, Walmart and Giant Eagle refused to give their pharmacists the necessary “tools and opportunities” to stop the “diversion and improper sale” of opiates. They are also alleged to have ignored employee warnings about inadequate safeguards.

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