CVS Pharmacy settles lawsuit with 3 California counties

RIVERSIDE, Calif.

The California Board of Pharmacy requires consultations under those circumstances. Riverside, San Diego and Alameda counties will split the proceeds of the $658,500 settlement.

Working with the Board of Pharmacy, prosecutors in the three counties conducted an undercover investigation of the consultation practices of pharmacies.

Uninformed or improper use of prescription drugs harms an estimated 150,000 Californians every year.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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