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McHenry County state’s attorney files lawsuit against CVS, Walgreens and others for over-prescription of opioids

The McHenry County state’s attorney has filed a lawsuit against the nation’s largest pharmacies, including CVS and Walgreens, for their “alarming” over-prescription of opioids. The lawsuit was filed in Cook County last Monday against CVS, Walgreens, Kroger, Meijer and Albertsons. The complaint alleges that the pharmaceutical companies provided opioid painkillers in an “alarming number” with […]

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Lake County to receive nearly $8 million as part of nationwide settlement with opioid manufacturers, distributors

Illinois will receive $760 million, with Lake County receiving nearly $8 million, to combat the opioid epidemic after a $26 billion settlement was finalized with drug distributors and a manufacturer. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul held a press conference Friday to announce final approval of a national $26 billion opioid settlement agreement with the nation’s […]

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McHenry County to receive $3.4 million as part of settlement with opioid manufacturers, distributors

McHenry County will receive more than $3.4 million from a settlement with opioid manufacturers and distributors as part of litigation into the opioid crisis. The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office negotiated the $3.41 million settlement with a number of opioid manufacturers and distributors, not including Purdue Pharma. The $3.41 million is McHenry County’s portion of […]