Walmart agrees to pay $3.1 billion in opioid settlements following CVS and Walgreens’ $5 billion proposals | News

NEW YORK — Walmart agreed to pay $3.1 billion to resolve lawsuits accusing the pharmacy of selling drugs that contributed to the opioid epidemic, but denied the allegations and admitted no liability.

According to Attorney General Letitia James, who helped lead negotiations on the deal, the proposed settlement announced Tuesday would go to New York State up to $116 million.

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