CVS takes steps to protect employees

CVS takes steps to protect employees
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    >> Jason: CVS IS TRYING TO >> Jason: CVS IS TRYING TO COMBAT THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC WITH COMBAT THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC WITH TIME-DELAYED SAFES. TIME-DELAYED SAFES. PHARMACISTS ARE OFTEN TARGETED PHARMACISTS ARE OFTEN TARGETED BY THIEVES LOOKING FOR LARGE BY THIEVES LOOKING FOR LARGE AMOUNTS OF PRESCRIPTION PILLS. AMOUNTS OF PRESCRIPTION PILLS. MICHIGAN IS ONE OF THE FIRST OF MICHIGAN IS ONE OF THE FIRST OF A HANDFUL OF STATES ROLLING OUT A HANDFUL OF STATES ROLLING OUT THESE TIME-DELAY SAFES AT ALL THESE TIME-DELAY SAFES AT ALL CVS LOCATIONS. CVS LOCATIONS. >> Priya: WHEN IT COMES TO >> Priya: WHEN IT COMES TO KEEPING PRESCRIPTION PILLS OUT KEEPING PRESCRIPTION PILLS OUT OF THE WRONG HANDS, WE'VE SEEN OF THE WRONG HANDS, WE'VE SEEN THESE BINS. THESE BINS. AND HERE IS SOMETHING YOU'VE AND HERE IS SOMETHING YOU'VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE. NEVER SEEN BEFORE. >> HE PUTS A CODE IN, AND THEN >> HE PUTS A CODE IN, AND THEN AT SOME POINT, THE SAFE OPENS. AT SOME POINT, THE SAFE OPENS. >> Priya: EVERY CVS IS NOW >> Priya: EVERY CVS IS NOW EQUIPPED WITH TIME-DELAY SAFES EQUIPPED WITH TIME-DELAY SAFES PROTECTING PHARMACISTS AND PROTECTING PHARMACISTS AND KEEPING HIGHLY ADDICTIVE OPIOIDS KEEPING HIGHLY ADDICTIVE OPIOIDS FROM BEING READILY AVAILABLE. FROM BEING READILY AVAILABLE. >> WE'VE HAD THOSE WHO LEAVE >> WE'VE HAD THOSE WHO LEAVE WITHOUT DRUGS BECAUSE THE SAFES WITHOUT DRUGS BECAUSE THE SAFES WON'T OPEN. WON'T OPEN. IT'S STRESSFUL TO BE A IT'S STRESSFUL TO BE A PHARMACIST THESE DAYS. PHARMACIST THESE DAYS. >> Priya: IT CANNOT BE >> Priya: IT CANNOT BE OVERRIDDEN. OVERRIDDEN. >> YOU PUT THE CODE IN AND AT AN >> YOU PUT THE CODE IN AND AT AN UNKNOWN TIMING, IT WILL OPEN. UNKNOWN TIMING, IT WILL OPEN. >> Priya: SOME ARE CONCERNED >> Priya: SOME ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE ROLLOUT. ABOUT THE ROLLOUT. >> THE PERSON CAN'T GIVE THEM >> THE PERSON CAN'T GIVE THEM THE DRUGS AND THEY HAVE A GUN THE DRUGS AND THEY HAVE A GUN AND THE PERSON IS UNHAPPY WITH AND THE PERSON IS UNHAPPY WITH THEM NOT BEING ABLE TO GIVE THEM THEM NOT BEING ABLE TO GIVE THEM THE GUNS, IT CAN RESULT IN THE GUNS, IT CAN RESULT IN TRAGEDY ANYWAY. TRAGEDY ANYWAY. >> Priya: CVS SAID THEY HAVE NOT >> Priya: CVS SAID THEY HAVE NOT FOUND THAT TO BE THE CASE. FOUND THAT TO BE THE CASE. WE'RE NOT TALKING HOURS BUT NOT WE'RE NOT TALKING HOURS BUT NOT TALKING SECONDS EITHER. TALKING SECONDS EITHER. >> IT'S A TIME PERIOD THAT IS >> IT'S A TIME PERIOD THAT IS LONG ENOUGH IF YOU'RE GONNA ROB LONG ENOUGH IF YOU'RE GONNA ROB THE PHARMACY, YOU'RE NOT GONNA THE PHARMACY, YOU'RE NOT GONNA STAND AND WAIT FOR IT TO OPEN. STAND AND WAIT FOR IT TO OPEN. >> Priya: MICHIGAN ATTORNEY >> Priya: MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL DANA NESSEL SAID IT'S AN GENERAL DANA NESSEL SAID IT'S AN IMPORTANT STEP IN FIGHTING THE IMPORTANT STEP IN FIGHTING THE OPIOID CRISIS. OPIOID CRISIS. >> I'M CONCERNED EVERY DAY ABOUT >> I'M CONCERNED EVERY DAY ABOUT IT. IT. IT'S AN ENORMOUS PROBLEM. IT'S AN ENORMOUS PROBLEM. AND WE HAVE ENOUGH PROBLEMS. AND WE HAVE ENOUGH PROBLEMS. >> [INAUDIBLE] SO THAT WE CAN >> [INAUDIBLE] SO THAT WE CAN CRACK DOWN ON THE OPIOID CRACK DOWN ON THE OPIOID ADDICTION PROBLEM. ADDICTION PROBLEM. >> Priya: CVS SAID WHEN THEY >> Priya: CVS SAID WHEN THEY WERE INTRODUCED IN INDIANAPOLIS, WERE INTRODUCED IN INDIANAPOLIS, THEY SAW A 70% REDUCTION IN
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