CVS is adding anti-theft safes to its Texas pharmacy locations to prevent drug misuse and diversion.
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The company already added the time delay safe technology to 223 Houston locations, including those inside Target stores, in order to prevent pharmacy robberies, specifically the diversion of controlled substance medications such as opioids, according to CVS. However, CVS plans to add them to the 603 remaining pharmacy locations across the state by the end of the year, according to CVS.
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"While our company continues to focus on moving the country one step closer to a post-pandemic world by increasing access to COVID-19 vaccines, testing and other measures to help create healthy communities, the misuse of prescription drugs also remains a focus," said CVS Health Chief Policy Officer Tom Moriarty.