W.Va. announces $147M opioid settlement with CVS, Walmart


I'm Mike Gracia reporting West Virginia announces a $147 million opioid settlement with CVS and Walmart The state of West Virginia has reached settlements with Walmart and CVS Pharmacy for combined $147 million In a lawsuit over the company's role in the opioid crisis West Virginia attorney general Patrick Morrissey announced the settlements Walmart agreed to a settlement of just over $65 million CVS settled for $82.5 million but the CVS deal includes a provision that West Virginia can receive money from any future national settlements concerning CVS All told West Virginia has reached $875 million in opioid settlements with manufacturers wholesalers and pharmacies The settlement money will be distributed throughout the state to abate the opioid crisis I'm Mike

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