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A pharmacy and a director of the company have been handed fines of nearly $370,000 after they admitted engaging in price-fixing A New Zealand case has resulted in Prices Pharmacy …

Donald Trump’s plan to bring down the skyrocketing cost of prescription medication in the US has potential to see prices increase in other parts of the world, writes Matthew Bellgrove …

Trump ends the US pharmacy “gag clause”; triple threat alleged robber caught in NZ; fraud crackdowns in the UK Washington, DC: Pharmacists in the US are now permitted to tell …

British “pharmacist” detained on suspicion of working with Islamic State; Rite Aid reacts to distribution centre shooting; likely end to US pharmacy “gag clause” Syria: A British man has been …

The Guild has written to PainAustralia after its CEO suggested that pharmacists were responsible for increasing the price of low-dose codeine Last week the CEO of PainAustralia, Carol Bennett, said …

Retailers should be prevented from offering multi-pack deals on paracetamol, says the UK’s Royal Pharmaceutical Society Earlier this month the Which? group conducted an investigation into how independent and high …

Two drugs have been causing debate this week: cannabis and, predictably, codeine A group of doctors wrote to the Medical Journal of Australia on behalf of the Royal Australasian College …

Consumers are speaking out about the lack of stock situation in pharmacies – and they’re not happy In a piece titled “Codeine ban is one painful bungle after another,” News …

Another stakeholder has alleged that pharmacists are responsible for the increased price of low-dose codeine – and taken aim at Pain MedsChecks Chronic Pain Australia, which represents people living with …

Anger over the increased price of low-dose codeine is growing – and pharmacists are in the firing line Pharmacy Guild NSW Branch president David Heffernan has hit back at claims …

While medicines prices should be cut, pharmacists could also do more than they currently do, writes Grattan Institute director Stephen Duckett Stephen Duckett, Director, Health Program, Grattan Institute A Grattan Institute …