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CVS to pay US $11 million in lawsuit settlement

KOCO.com, April 4, 2013
A major pharmacy retailer has agreed to pay $11 million to the United States to settle civil penalty claims for record-keeping violations under the Controlled Substances Act and related regulations, announced Sanford C. Coats, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma. In order to resolve the claims by the United States, CVS has agreed to pay $11 million to the government to settle civil penalty claims and acknowledged that each of its DEA-registered retail stores is required to comply with the record keeping requirements as provided under the CSA and the regulations promulgated thereunder.