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United States sues Walmart for helping fuel America’s opioid crisis

The United States Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Walmart alleging that the retail giant filled “thousands of invalid prescriptions” for powerful painkillers, helping fuel America’s opioid crisis. Walmart runs more than 5,000 pharmacies across the country. Until 2018, the chain was a wholesale distributor of controlled substances for its own pharmacies, giving it […]