DEA will screen pharmacy hires

October 2004
Drug Topics;10/11/2004, Vol. 148 Issue 19, p10
Trade Publication
This article reports on a new service being offered by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to pharmacies. According to the article, the agency will be offering background checks on new employees of pharmacies free of charge. The service is designed to protect pharmacists from hiring employees with a history of drug diversion.


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