US sues Walmart, accusing it of fuelling opioid crisis

//US sues Walmart, accusing it of fuelling opioid crisis

US sues Walmart, accusing it of fuelling opioid crisis

The US Justice Department sued Walmart Inc on Tuesday, accusing the retailer of fuelling the opioid crisis in the United States, ignoring warning signs from its pharmacists and filling thousands of invalid prescriptions.In a civil lawsuit filed in US District Court in Delaware, the department accused Walmart of failing to take its gatekeeping duties as a pharmacy seriously.Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, created a system that turned its 5,000 in-store pharmacies into a supplier of highly…

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