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Court Orders Asheboro Drug Co To Pay $300,000 In Fines & Stop Dispensing Controlled Substances

Court Orders Asheboro Drug Co To Pay $300,000 In Fines & Stop Dispensing Controlled Substances

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The U.S. Department of Justice announced that a federal court entered a consent decree with Asheboro Drug preventing the pharmacy from dispensing controlled substances and ordering the business to pay $300,000 in fines. The consent decree, a type of agreement and court order, comes after an investigation found that pharmacists filled prescriptions in violation of the Controlled Substances Act. According to a press release by the DOJ, Asheboro Drug and its pharmacists cooperated with the government’s investigation and agreed to pay the $300,000 civil monetary penalty and be bound by the consent decree of injunction. The injunction entered by U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Eagles of the Middle District of North Carolina prohibits the defendants from filling certain ...