(WTVO) — Illinois took one other step within the state’s struggle in opposition to opioid habit.
CVS Well being and regulation enforcement are working collectively to put in time-delay safes at practically 400 shops throughout Illinois. They’re designed to stop the theft of pharmaceuticals at pharmacies. The machine electronically will increase the time it takes for pharmacy staff to have the ability to open the protected housing narcotics.
Kwame Raoul, Illinois’ Lawyer Common, mentioned the instruments will assist investigators fight organized crime.
“They regularly will be traced to a bigger enterprise that’s usually linked to drug commerce, human trafficking, and different harmful crimes, cash laundering and different issues,” Raoul mentioned.
Delays can’t be overwritten and the safes can’t open on demand.