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West Virginia Settles with Kroger for $68 million

May 6th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced another opioid-related settlement, this time with the supermarket chain Kroger agreeing to pay $68 million.  West Virginia has now recovered more than $1 billion in opioid-related settlements, including from Walgreens, Wal-Mart, and CVS.  The CDS estimates that overdoses have been killing over 100,000 people a year in the United States.