WA.) – The Pharmacy
Quality Assurance Commission and the Washington State Department of
Health has suspended the Pierce County pharmacist credential of David
V. Pruett pending further legal action.
A statement issued Thursday
said Pruett allegedly diverted thousands of tablets containing
oxycodone and other controlled substances.
Charges state that Pruett
gave some of these tablets to another person in exchange for cash,
drugs and prostitutes. In January 2018 Pruett tested positive for
opiates, benzodiazepines, marijuana, and buprenorphine, said the
legal documents on this case can be seen online by clicking the link
Credential Search on
of Health website;
copies can be requested by calling 360-236-4700.
who believes a health care provider acted unprofessionally is
encouraged to call this number and report their complaint.
The Pharmacy Commission
pharmacists’ in Washington. The Commission establishes,
monitors, and enforces qualifications for licensing, consistent
standards of practice, continuing competency mechanisms and