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drug diversion


Pharmacist in alleged plot to blow up rival store; city sector lockdown after pharmacist self-treats for COVID-19; pharmacist under investigation for alleged face mask hoarding and price gouging Virginia, US: …

Pharmacist jailed for black market activity; NZ pharmacies feel the pinch as Chemist Warehouse moves in; pharmacy tech hid stolen drugs in her bra Wolverhampton, England: A pharmacist has been …

Auckland pharmacies penalised over short-changing workers; UK cracks down on online pharmacies following BBC investigation; Dublin pharmacist investigated for selling “study drugs” Auckland, New Zealand: Seven area pharmacies short-changed some …

NSW Deputy State Coroner Harriet Grahame has called for a drug summit, attention to real time prescribing, better access to drug substitution programs and better pharmacy takeup of naloxone She …

Alcohol and nicotine remain the most-consumed licit drugs in Australia, while methylamphetamine is still the most-used illicit drug, new data show The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has released the sixth …

A pharmacist’s “perceived lack of security” in his employment influenced his failure to adequately supervise a technician The South Australian pharmacist has been reprimanded and conditions imposed on his registration …

Opioids and benzos for illicit use are easy to obtain, a new report has found… and while personal importation numbers are small, they’re increasing The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) …

Up to one in five people who had pills tested at UK festivals had a different drug to the one they thought they’d bought Findings from UK trials have been …

Australia is on track to emulate the US-style drug overdose crisis, a new report shows The Penington Institute’s Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2017 has shown that diverted fentanyl is killing …

Analysis of wastewater shows ice is Australia’s most-consumed illicit drug… and oxycodone and fentanyl use is also high The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has released the first National Wastewater Drug …

We take a look at pharmacy news from around the world Antrim, Northern Ireland: A pharmacist whose dispensing error was linked to the death of a patient has been given …

The AMA wants better resources, including security, and health services to deal with the methamphetamine or “ice” epidemic. The AMA has released its updated Position Statement on Methamphetamine (2015), which …