WaPo: Opioid distributors, including CVS, cited in DEA data

CVS DISTRIBUTED 7.7% of all opioid pills in the U.S. between 2006 and 2012, according to newly available data from the DEA. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE
CVS DISTRIBUTED 7.7% of all opioid pills in the U.S. between 2006 and 2012, according to newly available data from the DEA. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE
PROVIDENCE – There were 76 billion opioid pills distributed in the United States over a seven-year period from 2006 to 2012, according to a new report from The Washington Post Wednesday. The distribution amounted to 48.8 pills per person per year in Kent County, 33.6 pills per person per year in Washington County, 32.7 pills…

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