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Lebanon County Employees’ Retirement Fund v. Amerisourcebergen Corporation
Citation:2020 WL 132752 (2020)
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In 2005, DEA personnel met with the director of regulatory affairs at AmerisourceBergen to make sure that the company understood its obligation to prevent the diversion of controlled substances. In April 2007, the DEA suspended AmerisourceBergen’s license for its distribution center, concluding that AmerisourceBergen had failed to maintain effective controls against diversion. After these events, AmerisourceBergen implemented a new compliance program. In 2019, the New York Attorney General filed a complaint against AmerisourceBergen and other opioid distributors and manufacturers. The complaint contended that AmerisourceBergen’s policies facilitated the diversion of opioids and that AmerisourceBergen failed to stop it from happening.
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