DC Circ. Revives Cardinal Shipping Ban In Oxycodone Fight

Law360, New York (March 16, 2012, 6:21 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday reinstated the ban blocking Cardinal Health Inc. prescription drug shipments brought on by allegations that it filled suspicious orders for oxycodone, saying the company hadn’t demonstrated that the ban should remain unenforced while it’s appealed.

A three-judge panel had issued a temporary administrative stay of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s ban on prescription drug shipments from Cardinal Health’s Florida facility on March 2. However, the panel said Friday that the company had “not satisfied the stringent requirements for an injunction pending...
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