First two wholesale distributors accredited through VAWD

February 13, 2006

NABP announced that CVS/pharmacy's distribution center in Indianapolis and US Oncology Inc.'s Fort Worth facility have completed the association's Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD) program's comprehensive criteria and on-site inspection to earn distinction as the first two wholesale distributors accredited by NABP.

First two wholesale distributors accredited through VAWD

NABP announced that CVS/pharmacy's distribution center in Indianapolis and US Oncology Inc.'s Fort Worth facility have completed the association's Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD) program's comprehensive criteria and on-site inspection to earn distinction as the first two wholesale distributors accredited by NABP.

The VAWD program is becoming the national standard for safeguarding of the wholesale drug distribution chain. VAWD accreditation assures stakeholders and the public that wholesale distributors are appropriately licensed, have undergone intense background checks, and employ security and due diligence practices for safely distributing prescription drugs.

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