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DEA shuts down Cordova pharmaceutical company accused of selling opioids to black market

DEA shuts down Cordova pharmaceutical company accused of selling opioids to black market

CORDOVA, Tenn. (WMC) – The Drug Enforcement Administration shut down a Cordova pharmaceutical enterprise accused of promoting managed substances onto the black market.

The DEA states they uncovered Wholesale Rx, also acknowledged as Tyler Pharmaceuticals, shipped more than2 million dosage units of opioids to Houston, Texas in 2021 — 99% per cent of its revenue were to Houston place pharmacies.

In excess of $800,000 value of opioids had been seized Wednesday from Tyler Prescribed drugs in Cordova says DEA.

“The speedy suspension get is a clear reminder that our demanding enforcement to keep our communities safe is aware of no condition traces. We will arrive just after people DEA Registrants that fail to adhere to federal regulations developed to be certain the secure and lawful distribution of pharmaceutical prescription drugs,” claimed DEA Special Agent in Demand Daniel C. Comeaux, Houston Division. “This scenario is a different example of the DEA’s ongoing determination to combat our nation’s opioid crisis and guarantee registrants keep on being compliant to lower the diversion of managed substances that drives drug overdose deaths and violent criminal offense in our communities.”

Wholesale Rx Distribution license was suspended for failure to offer effective controls against diversion of controlled substances.

The DEA claims “pharmaceutical businesses that fall short to carry out such controls contribute to the U.S. opioid epidemic and will be held accountable.”

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