Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Omnicare, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
CVS Health
Penalty: 
$50,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
May 11, 2012
Primary Offense: 
Controlled Substances Act violation
Violation Description: 

Omnicare, Inc. agreed to pay a $50 million civil penalty to resolve claims its various pharmacy facilities improperly dispensed controlled substances to patients at long-term care facilities across the country.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Drug Enforcement Administration
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Rhode Island
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-pharmacies
Source of Data: 

"Omnicare in $50 Million Settlement-Largest Controlled Substance Settlement in History," Targeted News Service, May 11, 2012 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
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