The pharmacies that received the most opioids in every state 

A Veterans Affairs pharmacy in North Charleston, S.C., received the largest amount of opioid pills of all pharmacies nationwide between 2006 and 2012, according to Drug Enforcement Administration data published by The Washington Post.

The DEA's prescription opioid database contains manufacturing and distribution information for every pain pill sold in the U.S. The Post gained access to the database after a yearlong legal battle.

The publication reviewed nearly 380 million transactions involving oxycodone and hydrocodone from 2006-12 and found more than 76 billion pills were distributed in the U.S. over that time period.

Here is a list of the pharmacies that received the most pain pills in each state between 2006 and 2012:

Alabama

Senior Care Pharmacy (Northport) — 10.3 million pills

Alaska
Bernie's Pharmacy (Anchorage) — 9 million pills

Arizona
Humana Pharmacy (Phoenix) — 43.2 million pills

Arkansas
National Family Pharmacy (Fort Smith) — 9.6 million pills

California
Kaiser Foundation Hospital's consolidated Northern California regional facility (Livemore) — 353.6 million pills

Colorado
Omnicare of New York (Golden) — 13.8 million pills

Connecticut
Value Health Care Services (Cheshire) — 14.7 million pills

Delaware
Manor Pharmacy (New Castle) — 9.9 million pills

Florida
Walgreens Mail Service (Orlando) — 62.9 million pills

Georgia
Medical Arts Health Care (Conyers) — 7.9 million pills

Hawaii
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (Wailuku) — 5.8 million pills

Idaho
Sarmed Outpatient Pharmacy (Boise) — 5.4 million pills

Illinois
JHC Acquisition (Des Plaines) — 16.4 million pills

Indiana
Primary Care Center Pharmacy (Indianapolis) — 15.7 million pills

Iowa
Broadlawns Medical Center (Des Moines) — 5.3 million pills

Kansas
Veterans Affairs Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy (Leavenworth) — 105.3 million pills

Kentucky
Value-Med (Paintsville) — 10.4 million pills

Louisiana
Northshore Disc Pharmacy (Slidell) — 15.7 million pills

Maine
Miller Drug (Bangor) — 15.7 million pills

Maryland
Drug City Pharmacy (Baltimore) — 16.3 million pills

Massachusetts
Injured Workers Pharmacy (Andover) — 34.3 million pills

Michigan
Omnicare of Southern Michigan (Livonia) — 16.8 million pills

Minnesota
Omnicare of Minnesota (Brooklyn Center) — 12.6 million pills

Mississippi
Don Waldron's Mr. Discount (Meridian) — 10.2 million pills

Missouri
Interlock Pharmacy Systems (Florissant) — 9.8 million pills

Montana
Walgreens (Kalispell) — 4.1 million pills

Nebraska
Walgreens (Omaha) 3.8 million pills

Nevada
Lam's Pharmacy (Las Vegas) — 18.3 million pills

New Hampshire
Neighborcare of New Hampshire (Londonderry) — 5.7 million pills

New Jersey
Partners Pharmacy (Springfield Township) — 15.7 million pills

New Mexico
Prime Therapeutics (Albuquerque) — 11.8 million pills

New York
BJK (Long Beach) — 14.7 million pills

North Carolina
Omnicare Pharmacy of North Carolina (Hickory) — 9.2 million pills

North Dakota
Gateway Pharmacy North  (Bismarck) — 28.2 million pills

Ohio
Humana Pharmacy (West Chester) — 15.7 million pills

Oklahoma
Langsam Health Services (Oklahoma City) — 10.1 million pills

Oregon
Kaiser Permanente (Portland) — 18.6 million pills

Pennsylvania
Enclara Pharmacia (Sharon Hill) — 28.5 million pills

Rhode Island
Phred's Drug (Cranston) — 5.7 million pills

South Carolina
VA Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy (North Charleston) — 512.4 million pills

South Dakota
Ameripharm (Sioux Falls) — 5.7 million pills

Tennessee
Reeves-Sain Extended Care (Murfreesboro) — 45.9 million pills

Texas
Omnicare of Forth Worth — 14.4 million pills

Utah
Superior Care Pharmacy (Salt Lake City) — 8.7 million pills

Vermont
HealthDirect Institutional Pharmacy Services (Williston) — 3.9 million pills

Virginia
Family Discount Pharmacy (Stanleytown) — 7.7 million pills

Washington
Evergreen Pharmaceutical (Tukwila) — 16.1 million pills

West Virginia
Strosnider (Kermit) — 13.2 million pills 

Wisconsin
Omnicare of Milwaukee — 9.9 million pills

Wyoming
Walgreens (Cheyenne) — 3.8 million pills

To access more data from The Washington Post, click here.

Editor's note: This article was updated July 25 at 8:00 a.m.

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