Office of the Attorney General Reaches $168 Million Settlement With Walmart Over Company’s Role in National Opioid Crisis and Encourages Local Areas to Sign On to Receive Funds
The Office of the Attorney General of Texas (“OAG”) finalized a settlement with Walmart for $168 million due to the company’s negligent practices that contributed to the nationwide opioid crisis.
OAG Secures $300 Million for Texas in Opioid Settlement With CVS and Encourages Local Areas to Sign On to Receive Funds
The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) reached a $5 billion multistate settlement with CVS for the company’s role in the national opioid epidemic, including inadequately monitoring opioid prescriptions.
Attorney General Paxton announced a $5.7 billion settlement with Walgreens, with over $340 million designated for Texas, for their role in the nationwide opioid epidemic.
Attorney General Paxton announced that Texas is joining finalized opioid agreements with CVS and Walgreens totaling $10.7 billion nationally, with CVS paying $5 billion and Walgreens paying $5.7 billion.
Paxton Announces that Texas Has Joined $2.37 Billion Settlement With Opioid Manufacturer Allergan
Attorney General Paxton announced that Texas is joining a $2.37 billion settlement with opioid manufacturer Allergan for its role in the nationwide opioid epidemic.
Attorney General Paxton announced a planned $3.1 billion settlement with Walmart, with over $168 million designated for Texas, for Walmart’s role in the nationwide opioid epidemic.
Paxton Urges Federal Government to Protect Access to Telehealth Option Enabling People to Obtain Treatment for Opioid Use
Attorney General Paxton has joined a multistate letter urging the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to permanently extend a Covid-era rule that allows individuals seeking opioid treatment to be prescribed buprenorphine via telemedicine appointments.
Paxton Announces Agreement in Principle in Opioid Settlement with CVS Pharmacy; Texas to Receive $276 million Under Proposed Deal
Attorney General Paxton announced plans to enter into a $5.034 billion multistate settlement with CVS Pharmacy for its role in the nationwide opioid epidemic, with over $276 million designated for Texas.
Paxton Launches “Friday Night Lights Against Opioids” Coalition to Help Fight Opioid Epidemic, Especially Among Young People and Student Athletes
Attorney General Ken Paxton has launched the “Friday Night Lights Against Opioids” coalition and a large-scale pilot program to help stop the opioid epidemic from destroying Texas communities and hurting our young people—especially student athletes.
For the second time this week, Attorney General Paxton and a bipartisan group of attorneys general announced an agreement in principle to address the opioid crisis