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The drugs made me do it: can prescription side-effects be an excuse for crime? Arlie Loughnan, University of Sydney This week, a man who murdered his wife while she slept …

AJP takes a look at the last week’s best reader comments It’s been a rather controversial week in community pharmacy. Dr Edwin Kruys, chair of RACGP Queensland and member of …

A former pharmacist has been sentenced to 21 months’ imprisonment, wholly suspended for three years, after he pled guilty to sexual offences. Daniel Lukis – a pseudonym given by the …

Avondale Heights police are appealing for public assistance to identify a man involved in the alleged theft of a large amount of vitamin capsules from a chemist at Keilor East …

AJP takes a look at the week’s pharmacy news from around the world Alabama, US: Two Alabama pharmacists have been sentenced to 12 and 10 months in prison for their …

A UK pharmacist has been struck off the register following a BBC investigation where pharmacists sold drugs including diazepam, temazepam and Viagra without a prescription. Murtaza Noorali Mohamedali Gulamhusein was …

A former Boots branch manager in Glasgow has been suspended by Britain’s General Pharmaceutical Council over falsely registering patients for Scotland’s minor ailments service. Asif Alam blamed target pressures for …

Police are investigating a raid on a pharmacy in Geelong over the weekend, in which a thief escaped with money and medicines. The Geelong Advertiser reports that the thief left …

Our weekly wrapup of pharmacy news from around the world Orlando, Florida: Stanley Almodovar III, 23 (pictured), and Amanda Alvear, 25, have been named as two of the victims of …

A pharmacist has lost his job after posting on Facebook expressing support for the Orlando mass murderer. Raynard Humphreys, formerly a pharmacist at the Buttonwood Bay Medical Center in the …

International stakeholders are focusing keenly on Australia’s experience with plain packaging for tobacco products… including the IRA, one international body claims. Jane McCredie writes in MJA InSight this week that …

A look at this week’s pharmacy news from around the world Levittown, Pennsylvania: A pharmacy owner who shot and killed a man who attempted to rob the store has been …