Wal-Mart Pays Fine for Pharmacy Record Violations

Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., has paid the Southern District of Texas a $637,000 fine to resolve numerous alleged record-keeping violations of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act, reported acting U.S. Attorney Tim Johnson yesterday.

HOUSTON — Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., has paid the Southern District of Texas a $637,000 fine to resolve numerous alleged record-keeping violations of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act, reported acting U.S. Attorney Tim Johnson yesterday.

The fine was paid on Dec. 29. The settlement was finalized yesterday without an admission of liability and without commencement of litigation.

“The illegal diversion of controlled substances is a threat to

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