pharmacy business

Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Limestone County in Response to Opioid Epidemic

Beasley Allen has filed its fourth lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors on behalf of an Alabama city or county government. The complaint, filed on behalf of Limestone County, Alabama, alleges the marketing of these drugs contributed to the creation of the opioid epidemic, a public health and safety crisis. In December, Beasley Allen filed two similar lawsuits on behalf…

Amazon May Enter Alabama Pharmacy Business

CBS reports the online giant has filed to operate in Alabama + eleven other states.

From CBS:   “Amazon’s potential entry into the pharmaceutical business spurred drug store and pharmaceutical benefits manager CVS (CVS) to make a $66 billion offer for health insurer Aetna (AET), according to the Wall Street Journal, As the Journal noted, most prescriptions are filled in bricks-and-mortar pharmacies though patients with chronic conditions are encouraged by insurers to get their medications through mail-order…