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Federal Judge Slams DEA for Actions in Tampa Compounding Pharmacy Case

Wednesday, November 19, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Dagmar Anderson
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Calling the actions of federal agents “preposterous,” a federal judge Tuesday ordered the Drug Enforcement Administration to allow a Racetrack Road pharmacy to resume sales of controlled substances.

According to the Tampa Tribune, "In a rare public tongue-lashing, U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven hammered federal agents for everything from violating rules to improperly caring for seized property to exhibiting a bad attitude."

RS Compounding, which does business as West Chase Compounding Pharmacy, sued the DEA, the Justice Department and Attorney General Eric Holder. On Tuesday, the company persuaded Scriven to issue a temporary restraining order allowing the business to continue operating at least until a full hearing can be held.

 

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