Pharmacist who forged Rx faces loss of license for three years

March 28, 2008

A New Jersey pharmacist could be sentenced to three years of probation and a three-year suspension of his license for forging a prescription for oxycodone.

Pascal Osei, a pharmacist who was working temporarily at a CVS pharmacy in Randolph, N.J., has admitted that he turned in a forged prescription for oxycodone under a fake name back in 2006. The ruse was discovered through an internal probe. State authorities are recommending that he be sentenced to three years? probation and that he surrender his license for three years. Osei has pleaded guilty and will be sentenced in May.

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