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
Opioids Maker Teva Agrees to $4.25 billion settlement: Preliminary Agreement Will Provide Cash and Naloxone to Address Opioids Crisis
Attorney General Paxton has reached an agreement on key financial terms with opioid maker Teva, which would provide up to $4.25 billion to participating states and local governments.
AG Paxton Launches Investigation Into Walmart for Potentially Deceiving Texans About Opioids
Today Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) to Walmart for potential violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA) relating to the promotion, sale, dispensing, and distribution of prescription opioids.
Attorney General Paxton successfully secured $1.167 billion for Texas out of the $26 billion opioid agreement with the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen.