Monday, June 21, 2010

Marchman Act Blog: DEA suspends license of Michigan wholesaler that sold pain pills to Florida clinics

Federal drug enforcement officials have suspended a pharmaceutical wholesaler's license to sell oxycodone out of its Michigan distribution center, saying most of its largest purchasers were South Floridians engaged in questionable schemes to dispense painkillers.

An investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration found the Harvard Drug Group LLC, based in Livonia near Detroit, distributed more than 13 million doses of oxycodone over two years, federal officials said. DEA spokeman Rich Isaacson said 39 of the 50 pharmacies that bought the largest amounts of the drug were in South Florida. Read Full Story......

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