September 3, 2021

Giant Eagle loses bid to escape Ohio opioid claims

(Reuters) - Supermarket and pharmacy chain Giant Eagle has lost a bid to escape claims by two Ohio counties that it fueled opioid addiction by ignoring red flags that prescriptions were being used for illegal sales.
October 13, 2021

McKinsey never told the FDA it was working for opioid makers while also working for the agency

Since 2008, McKinsey & Company has regularly advised the Food and Drug Administration’s drug-regulation division, according to agency records.
October 5, 2021

Trial Against Pharmacy Chains' Opioid Sales Begins

Jurors have heard opening statements in a federal court trial to determine whether retail pharmacy chains created a public nuisance in how they dispensed addictive painkillers in two Ohio counties.
October 14, 2021

Ohio opioid settlement inching closer

MEDINA — Further specifics regarding Ohio's opioid epidemic settlement could be coming in the near-future.
October 6, 2021

Pharmacies Stand Trial Over Opioid Crisis

CVS, Walgreens, Walmart Face Lawsuit
October 6, 2021

Pharmacies open opioid defense

Walmart lawyer: ‘Looking for blame in the wrong places’
October 4, 2021

Trial starts in potentially landmark case over Northeast Ohio pharmacies’ role in opioid crisis

CLEVELAND (WJW) – Attorneys representing two Ohio counties along with the pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens, Giant Eagle and Walmart have started arguing in what is expected to be a landmark case over the abuse of prescription opiates.
October 4, 2021

A landmark opioid trial puts spotlight on pharmacy chains CVS, Walmart and Walgreens

On Monday in a federal courtroom in Cleveland, Ohio, the nation's legal reckoning over the opioid crisis shifts to four name-brand pharmacy chains: CVS, Giant Eagle, Walgreens, and Walmart.