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KKR reportedly wants to buy Walgreens

Walgreens reportedly wants to go private, and KKR is said to be interested in buying it. The acquisition would almost certainly be the largest private takeover in history.

Report says Walgreens may go private

Drug store giant Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the worst stocks in the Dow this year. But shares shot up Tuesday after Reuters reported that the company is considering taking itself private.

4 drug companies reach $235M settlement ahead of trial

Hours before the first federal trial in the opioid epidemic was set to begin, four pharmaceutical companies reached a settlement totaling $260 million.

Walgreens raises minimum tobacco sales age to 21

Walgreens stores will no longer sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 starting September 1, the Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Tuesday. Boots is the UK division of the company.

FDA calls Walgreens' sale of tobacco to minors "disturbing"

The Food and Drug Administration says Walgreens sells more tobacco products to minors than any other pharmacy chain. Now the agency wants to meet with the company to discuss its tobacco and e-cigarette sales policies.

Florida sues Walgreens, CVS over opioid sales

Attorney General Pam Bondi announced late Friday that she has added the companies to a state-court lawsuit filed last spring against Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and several opioid distributors.

Woman slams Walgreens over miscarriage prescription

An Arizona woman has criticized Walgreens on social media, saying a pharmacist at the chain refused to fill her prescription for a medicine prescribed to induce miscarriage after she was told her 9-week-old fetus had stopped developing.

Bayer issues voluntary recall for Alka-Seltzer Plus products

Bayer has issued a voluntary recall of its Alka-Seltzer Plus products because ingredients on the front sticker may not match the actual product in the carton, posing a health risk, a news release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.