Tag Archives: chains

How are pharma supply chains reacting to COVID-19? Without info, it’s hard to tell: analyst

The novel coronavirus is putting pharma’s complicated global supply chain under strain, no question. What’s up in the air is just how supplies could be affected––and unfortunately, analysts just can’t be sure.  Why? Lack of transparency, for one thing. A dearth of information is making it hard on pharma watchers who’d like to diagnose the growing… Read More »

Pharmacy chains sue Ohio doctors over opioid crisis – New York Post

Four major national drugstore chains are suing doctors in Ohio for fueling the opioid crisis by overprescribing highly addictive pain killers — as the pharmacies themselves face blame for it, according to a report Wednesday. Pharmacies including Walgreens, CVS, WalMart and Rite Aid — which are also being sued over the epidemic by two counties… Read More »

Pharmacy chains face October 2020 trial over their role in the opioid crisis – The Washington Post

Seeking to kick-start the sprawling nationwide opioid litigation, a federal judge on Tuesday scheduled a trial against major pharmacy chains for next October and proposed sending three other cases back to other federal courts where they originated. Judge Dan Aaron Polster, the Ohio federal judge in charge of the nearly 2,500 lawsuits filed against the… Read More »