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Free N95 masks are arriving at pharmacies and grocery stores. Here’s how to get yours

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Updated January 26, 2022 at 10:24 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Nearly a week after the Biden administration announced it will deploy 400 million free N95 masks to the public, the high-quality face coverings are starting to arrive at pharmacies and grocery stores. “Every person is allowed up to 3 free masks pending availability,”… Read More

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A jury in Ohio says America’s big pharmacy chains are liable for the opioid epidemic

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CLEVELAND (NPR) — A federal jury on Tuesday found three of the nation’s biggest pharmacy chains, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart, liable for helping to fuel the U.S. opioid crisis. Jurors concluded that the pharmacies contributed to a so-called public nuisance in Lake and Trumbull counties in Ohio by selling and dispensing huge quantities of prescription… Read More