Miyares Announces Settlement with Walmart over Opioid Epidemic Allegations

Attorney General Jason Miyares announced a settlement with Walmart over charges the company contributed to the opioid addiction crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioids at its stores. The settlement will provide approximately $60 million to Virginia,and will require significant improvements in how Walmart’s pharmacies handle opioids. Other states participating in the suit are now reviewing the settlement for approval.