New York Pharmacist|Ordered to Pay $100,000

     (CN) – A Manhattan pharmacist agreed to pay $100,000 to settle federal claims that he could not account for tens of thousands of doses of methadone, Oxycontin and other painkillers. Thomas Farkas, 52, also was barred from ever owning a pharmacy again, prosecutors.

     The Drug Enforcement Administration also ordered Farkas to surrender his registration for Anatole Pharmacy, on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan. He is allowed to fill a prescription under another pharmacist’s supervision.

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