Walmart sues government in pre-emptive move ahead of expected opioid lawsuit


In an opioid related case, Acting to be sued over opioid prescriptions, WalMart sued the Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration, arguing the agencies are placing pharmacists and pharmacies in an untenable position. Wal Mart anticipates a lawsuit over claims it's pharmacists filled opioid prescriptions that should have raised red flags. But Wal Mart said that leaves the pharmacist to decide whether to accept or second guess a doctor's judgement. WalMart said the D a should not be allowed to outsource the pharmacist, the regulatory job it has failed to do. Aaron

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