The overprescription of opioid pain medications such as these oxycodone pills has been blamed for an addiction epidemic in the U.S. — and has spurred a flurry of activity in American courts.
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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said the state has added CVS and Walgreens to a lawsuit because they had not stopped suspicious orders of opioids and had dispensed unreasonable quantities of the drugs.
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Specialist John McNierney works at the post that handles General Electric on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in January. The struggling company is being dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average.
Massachusetts, where this Walgreens outlet is located, is one of the three states where the chain is most concentrated. Regulators could force the company to divest itself of some stores, if its merger with Rite Aid wins approval.