Walgreen Fights Shipping Center's DEA Suspension At DC Circ.

Law360, New York (October 11, 2012, 5:08 PM EDT) -- The pharmacy chain Walgreen Co. sued the Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday and asked the D.C. Circuit to vacate a DEA order that prevents one of its drug distribution facilities in Florida from shipping controlled substances, saying that the DEA based its order on outdated information.

The DEA issued the immediate suspension order Sept. 14, barring the Walgreen distribution center in Jupiter, Fla., from distributing any controlled substances. The agency said that Walgreen failed to maintain the proper controls and due diligence to prevent controlled substances...
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