Walmart to restrict opioid dispensing at its pharmacies

Walmart to restrict opioid dispensing at its pharmacies(Reuters) – Walmart Inc said on Monday it would restrict initial acute opioid prescriptions to no more than a seven-day supply as the retailer aims to curb an opioid epidemic that has plagued the United States. The supply limit will begin within the next 60 days, the company said. In January , Walmart said it would provide its customers filling prescriptions for opioids with a packet of powder that would help them dispose of leftover medication.



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