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Drug Enforcement Administration

Costco reaches settlement with DOJ

WASHINGTON — Costco Whole­sale Corp. has agreed to an $11.75 million settlement with the Department of Justice over claims that it improperly filled prescriptions for controlled ­substances. Also under the agreement, the Drug Enforcement Administration over the next three years can make unannounced and unrestricted inspections of all DEA-registered Costco ­pharmacies. The allegations concerned Costco

Costco settles with DOJ over improper pharmacy controls

Costco settles with DOJ over improper pharmacy controls

WASHINGTON — Costco Wholesale Corp. has agreed to pay $11.75 million in a settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) on claims that it improperly filled prescriptions for controlled substances. Also under the settlement, over the next three years the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) can conduct unannounced and unrestricted inspections of all DEA-registered Costco pharmacy