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California one of 18 states to reach $5.7 billion opioid settlement with Walgreens

Original post made on Dec 19, 2022

California Attorney General Rob Bonta, alongside 17 other attorneys general, has announced a $5.7 billion settlement agreement with the pharmacy retailer Walgreens for its alleged contribution to the opioid epidemic.

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Posted by Doug Miller
a resident of Ironwood
on Dec 19, 2022 at 7:33 pm

Doug Miller is a registered user.

This is not about the opioid crisis or the lives that are being lost, this is about getting easy money the the state of California treasury. The money will be used to treat the victims who are lucky enough to survive. It stops nothing. Many more will die.

If Mr. Bonta was serious about the opioid crisis he would be urging the state to close the southern border where the bulk of these drugs are entering the US. He would also ask the federal government to help. Much easier to file a lawsuit against a major corporation doing business in California. Mr. Bonta is a politician of the worst kind.

Posted by Doug Miller
a resident of Ironwood
on Dec 21, 2022 at 8:38 am

Doug Miller is a registered user.

Headline today: "DEA seized enough fentanyl to kill every American in 2022"
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