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Bartell Drug chain settles allegations it filled invalid prescriptions: Pharmacy failed to have a system in place to ensure prescribers were licensed in Washington

Seattle - The U.S. Department of Justice and Bartell Drug Inc., today resolved allegations that, between July 2016 and August 2020, the pharmacy chain filled invalid prescriptions in violation of the Controlled Substances Act, announced U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran. Under the terms of the settlement, Bartell Drug will pay the government an $800,000 fine. Bartell Drug fully cooperated in the investigation.


Action Details

  • Date:December 17, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Washington
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions