Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Walgreens
Current Parent Company: 
Walgreens Boots Alliance
Penalty: 
$320,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
February 13, 2002
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
tobacco litigation
Violation Description: 

Walgreens agreed to make sweeping changes in its operations as part of a settlement of multistate litigation concerning the sale of tobacco products to minors. The company also agreed to pay $320,000 to the states.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
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Parent company note: 
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