January 2015: A federal judge granted the parties’ joint motion for dismissal. The reasons for the dismissal have not yet been disclosed.
February 2014: A false advertising class-action lawsuit alleging that Walgreens misleadingly labels its Ear Pain Relief and Ear Ache Drops (a homeopathic medicine) was transferred from state court to federal court. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2013, alleges that the products’ labels represent that the ear drops will relieve ear pain when they actually do not work as advertised and the products’ labels violate FDA regulations. (Demison et al v. Walgreen Co. Inc. and Does 1-20, Case No. 14-cv-0306, S. D. CA.).
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