DEA Leads Massive Drug Confiscation In War On Opioids

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Liberty News Now

“Hey, can I interest you in a little something extra?” – Rogue Pharmacist

Results for the Operation Faux Pharmacy were declared on Wednesday by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). The operation targeted 26 pharmacies that were suspected for illegal distribution of prescription drugs and medications. This resulted in the confiscation of a total of 494,000 pills, valued at $2.8 million.

Led by the DEA’s Los Angeles Field Division, the operation included different busts taking place simultaneously in southern California and the state of Nevada, and another set of raids in Hawaii. These raids also included the efforts of 60 people, who were out of the state.

These raids resulted in four of these pharmacists to willingly surrender their licenses; whereas the others would now face civil and criminal proceedings in the months to come.

The basic mission of the operation was to crack down on all of the illicit distribution

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