The West Virginia Attorney General is suing Walmart and CVS for allegedly causing an opioid epidemic that ravaged the state.
Republican Patrick Morrisey said in two lawsuits that each company should repair the damage created by the epidemic.
According to the lawsuit, the companies “reaped billions of dollars in revenues while causing immense harm to the State of West Virginia and its residents.”
“We must hold everyone accountable for the roles they played in the opioid epidemic and continue to push toward solutions that go after the root cause of the problem,” Morrisey said in a statement.
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