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Sisolak says pharmacy board failed to run background checks


October 30, 2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gov. Steve Sisolak says the state pharmacy board failed as far back as 2007 to complete required background checks for distributors who deliver drugs to pharmacies.

Sisolak on Tuesday announced a months-long investigation of the Nevada Board of Pharmacy after learning in May about the board's failure to submit fingerprints of license applicants.

Sisolak says he ordered multiple investigations, including an ongoing review by Nevada Department of Public Safety Director George Togliatti.

The governor says he will also eventually name new members to the board for a fresh star...

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