January 15, 2021
Federal Court Restrains Toledo Pharmacy and Two Pharmacists From Dispensing Opioids or Other Controlled Substances
A federal court in Ohio issued a temporary restraining order enjoining a Toledo, Ohio, pharmacy and two of its pharmacists from dispensing opioids and other controlled substances, the Department of Justice announced today.
January 3, 2021
When Ashwani Sheoran showed up for early morning shifts at pharmacies in rural Michigan wearing his white Walmart smock, he often found customers waiting, desperate for bottles of pain pills.
December 7, 2020
Law360 (December 7, 2020, 5:32 PM EST) -- An Ohio federal judge on Friday moved the May 2021 trial date for a bellwether case brought by two Ohio counties against pharmacies in the opioid multidistrict litigation to October 2021 due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
October 31, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has postponed the next phase of a federal trial involving Summit and Cuyahoga counties that focuses on the pharmacy industry's role in the opioid epidemic.
October 26, 2020
Walmart is suing the U.S. government as a pre-emptive strike in an anticipated legal battle over the retailer's responsibility in the opioid-abuse crisis.