Opioid Crisis

Can This Pharmacy Chain Be Found Responsible For the Opioid Crisis?

State attorneys in Florida say pharmacy chain Walgreens ignored red flags that signaled the pharmacies were contributing to the opioid crisis. Walgreens stores in the Tampa area had abnormally high numbers of opioid prescriptions and pills distributed, prosecutors say. Walgreens attorneys say the company was misled by pharmaceutical companies like Purdue Pharma about the potency of the drugs.