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CVS Settles with Alaska AG for $10 Million over Opioid Allegations

Alaska AG Treg Taylor has reached a settlement with CVS Pharmacy, Inc. to resolve allegations that the company violated Alaska’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act by allegedly dispensing opioid-containing prescription drugs without first making sufficient inquiries into the legitimacy of a prescription.

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Kentucky AG Brings Latest Opioid Epidemic Lawsuit

Kentucky AG Russell Coleman filed a lawsuit against the Kroger Company and affiliated entities alleging that it contributed to the opioid epidemic in the state in its role as a drug distributor and operator of retail pharmacies. According to the complaint, Kroger allegedly distributed and dispensed opioids in the state between 2006 and 2019, while…

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AG James Secures Another Agreement to Cap Insulin Prices for Uninsured New Yorkers

New York AG Letitia James entered an agreement with Novo Nordisk Inc. to resolve an investigation into insulin marketing and pricing practices. Under the terms of the agreement, Novo Nordisk will cap the price of their insulin products at $35 per monthly prescription for uninsured New Yorkers for a period of five years. The company…

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Clear Skies on the Horizon for Amgen’s Planned Acquisition

Amgen Inc. is settling challenges by six Democratic AGs and the FTC to its proposed acquisition of Horizon Therapeutics plc. As we previously reported, the AGs and the FTC alleged that the acquisition was anticompetitive, as it would allow Amgen to leverage its large market share to foreclose competition against certain Horizon Therapeutic treatments for…

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