CVS Feels Pain Of $22 Million Penalty For Florida Painkiller Pill Mills

Florida and CVS! Big penalties here!

Consumerist

(zipsonic) (zipsonic) When you think of Florida and the Drug Enforcement Administration, your head might be filled with images of cocaine-packed speedboats or propeller planes sneaking in pallets of marijuana. But in recent years, the DEA has also been focused on major drugstore chains that looked the other way as stores filled massive numbers of questionable painkiller prescriptions. Nearly three years after shutting down a pair of CVS pharmacies in the Orlando area, the company has agreed to pay $22 million to put the matter behind them.

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