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Sydney GP prescribed oxycodone and diazepam at potentially fatal amounts to a single patient over years Dr Ghee Hong Michael Tan, 59, has been found guilty of professional misconduct for prescribing a patient excessive …

Products that claim to be healthy contain over 60% sugar, alleges the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission The ACCC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against the Australian arm …

Criminal trial nearly two years in the making ended just five days after it began The trial alleging FedEx knowingly delivered illegal prescriptions drugs to dealers and addicts ended abruptly when …

The AMA welcomes the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s decision to launch legal action against Medibank Private over alleged misleading and deceptive conduct. AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says the …

US shipping giant conspired with internet pharmacies to ship illegal sedatives and painkillers, allege prosecutors A trial began on Monday 13 June over drug trafficking charges against FedEx, according to …

An appeals court has ruled the compounding pharmacy that filled the prescription is culpable The estate of a man who died from a fatal dose of pain medication can sue …

Initial claims have been dismissed, but there is an opportunity to make further submissions on both sides GlaxoSmithKline’s legal proceeding against Apotex and Generic Partners over its paracetamol products has …

Former managing director and CEO of Sigma Pharmaceuticals, Elmo De Alwis, along with former CFO Mark Smith, have been sentenced for falsifying Sigma’s books and misleading directors. De Alwis and …

Consumer watchdog says fine is inadequate deterrent. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is appealing the federal court’s decision to fine Reckitt Benckiser $1.7 million for its Nurofen Specific Pain …

A NSW pharmacist has pleaded guilty to charges of repeatedly putting drugs in a pharmacy assistant’s drinks while at work. Yan Chi “Anthony” Cheung, 33, appeared before Waverley Local Court …

An absence from work certificate obtained from a pharmacist has been deemed “plainly inadequate” to obtain an adjournment from the Migration Review Tribunal, now the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Nyarna Kyaw …

A pharmacist has been sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment for her part in the genital mutilation of her two daughters. The woman, whose name was withheld by the court to …