Connecticut Pharmacy Fined $150,000 In Federal Drug Probe

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WEST HARTFORD, CT — A pharmacy that distributes drugs to health care facilities in the region has agreed to a six-figure fine as part of a federal investigation.

John Durham, United States attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Brian Boyle, special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England, announced Tuesday that Suburban Pharmacy of West Hartford, has agreed to pay pay a fine of $150,000 to resolve allegations that it violated civil provisions of the Controlled Substances Act.

Durham said the allegations against Suburban Pharmacy include claims that it failed to keep “complete and accurate records” regarding “the receipt and dispensing of controlled substances,” and that it failed to “maintain effective controls against the diversion of controlled substances.”

Suburban Pharmacy dispenses prescription drugs, including controlled substances, to approximately 200 long-term…

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