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DOJ Sues Rite Aid, Says It Ignored ‘obvious red flags’ In Opioid Prescriptions


The U.S. government is suing Rite Aid, alleging that the pharmacy chain missed “obvious red flags” and illegally filled hundreds of thousands of prescriptions for controlled substances, including opioids. The Justice Department complaint states that from 2014 to 2019, Rite Aid pharmacists knowingly filled prescriptions that were “medically unnecessary,” prescribed …

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Trump Criticizes DeSantis At First 2023 Iowa Event

President Donald Trump

Robin Opsahl, Michigan Advance Former President Donald Trump, in his first Iowa stop as an official presidential candidate, took aim at a potential rival, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Trump said if DeSantis joins the 2024 presidential race, his track record on ethanol and Social Security could cost him the Iowa …

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GOP Pushes Bill Targeting Food Aid for the Poor

Rep. Dusty Johnson

Jake Johnson, Common Dreams More than a dozen House Republicans are expected to release legislation Tuesday that would impose more harsh work requirements on certain recipients of federal food aid, a clear signal that the GOP intends to target nutrition assistance in critical debt ceiling, budget, and farm bill talks. …

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