CVS Pharmacy could face $29 million in fines for allegedly losing track of painkillers at four of its Northern California stores. Tuesday, March 11, 2014

 

CVS Pharmacy could face up to $29 million in fines for allegedly losing track of prescription painkillers at four of its Northern California stores.Prosecutors say the pharmacies face nearly 3,000 violations of the controlled substances act.

Officials say the painkillers include Vicodin and Norco. The Los Angeles Times reports thousands of pills may have been sold on the black market. Officials at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration say more than 37,000 pills were taken from CVS stores in Modesto, Fairfield, Dixon and Turlock.

ABC7 News has learned that this is not the first incident of theft… Keep Reading

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