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July 31, 2019 – “Californians picking up medications at their local pharmacy should never have to worry about whether pharmacies are employing licensed pharmacists to dispense prescriptions,” Becerra said in the statement. “The California Department of Justice is committed to protecting patients from anyone who unlawfully practices without a license. Today’s announcement should serve as a stern warning — we are committed to ending this reckless behavior and will vigorously hold wrongdoers accountable,” he continued.
Lee was originally discovered by authorities after they found that prescriptions from a pharmacy in Fremont, Calif., lacked watermarks and check boxes to show the number of refills allowed as well as problems with a prescription for cough syrup with codeine in it, the Modesto Bee reported.
Lee told authorities that “me and my son would be very grateful if you could just forget about this” and that she would no longer work as a pharmacist, according to the Modesto Bee.