Rite Aid pays $300K for excess controlled substance prescriptions

R.I. ATTORNEY General Peter F. Kilmartin has reached a $300,000 settlement with pharmacy chain Rite Aid, which has admitted to illegally dispensing controlled substances The settlement is the result of a joint investigation by the attorney general's office, the R.I. State Police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. / COURTESY R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE
R.I. ATTORNEY General Peter F. Kilmartin has reached a $300,000 settlement with pharmacy chain Rite Aid, which has admitted to illegally dispensing controlled substances The settlement is the result of a joint investigation by the attorney general's office, the R.I. State Police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. / COURTESY R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE
PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that he has negotiated a $300,000 settlement from Rite Aid for filling prescriptions of Schedule III controlled substances beyond their statutory limits. The agreement was the result of an investigation by the attorney general’s office, the R.I. State Police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s Providence…

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