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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Walmart Stores
Current Parent CompanyWalmart
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Penalty: $3,100,000,000
Year: 2022
Date: November 15, 2022
Offense Group: healthcare-related offenses
Primary Offense: off-label or unapproved promotion of medical products
Violation Description: Walmart agreed to pay over $3 billion to settle multistate litigation alleging it contributed to the opioid addiction crisis by failing to appropriately oversee the dispensing of opioids at its stores.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: retail-discount stores
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