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California and 17 Other States Reach a $5.7 Billion Opioid Settlement With Walgreens

California Attorney General Rob Bonta, alongside 17 other attorneys general, has announced a $5.7 billion settlement agreement with the pharmacy retailer Walgreens for its alleged contribution to the opioid epidemic.

The settlement reached Monday resolves a multistate lawsuit alleging Walgreens fueled and profited from the opioid addiction crisis by dispensing substances without proper oversight.

The abatement funds, which will be split amongst participating states, may bring in over $500 million to California’s ongoing efforts to provide treatment and services to those addicted to opioids.

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