DENVER -- King Soopers here has agreed to pay $7 million to settle claims by the U.S. Attorney for Colorado relating to the chain's pharmacy practices. During audits of seven King Soopers pharmacies in April 2004, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency found that theft-prevention systems and inventory controls for some drugs were inadequate and that King Soopers was not consistently meeting all government-reporting requirements of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970. ...

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