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Could restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies, combined with cessation advice in these settings, accelerate progress towards a tobacco-free future? New Zealand researchers have aimed to quantify the impacts of …

Royalties suit to go ahead in Canada; pharmacist blackmailed for dating site actions; few cannabis scripts expected in England Quebec, Canada: Quebec’s Superior Court has green-lighted a class action by …

A Kiwi journalist has reviewed Chemist Warehouse, which is still a new entrant to the New Zealand market – and described it as “pure hell” But Alex Casey also writes …

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 …

New Zealand’s health professionals have been advised not to give codeine at all to children aged under 12, or to breastfeeding mothers New Zealand regulator Medsafe, and the Medicines Adverse …

How Chemist Warehouse is impacting Kiwi competitors; LloydsPharmacy workers strike in Ireland; pharmacist prescribing proposed for Scotland Dublin, Ireland: LloydsPharmacy workers have gone on strike a number of times, most …

A pharmacy owner who was convicted over selling excessive quantities of codeine, wrongful dispensing of zopiclone, as well as forgery, has been deregistered Auckland pharmacist Park Ung Wong, also known …

A third Chemist Warehouse for New Zealand; Welsh-speaking pharmacy program for Gywnedd; UK considering online pharmacy crackdown Auckland: Chemist Warehouse is continuing it rollout across the Tasman with a third …

Pharmacy worker stole to feed child; NZ study to examine script cost barrier to health; inadequate staffing becoming a “live issue” in the UK Middlesbrough, UK: A woman who had …

Canada’s LGBTQ pharmacy launches safer sex campaign; month-old New Zealand baby given methadone; pharmacy funding in the UK Toronto, Canada: medsEXPERT Pharmacy, which lays claim to being “Canada’s only LGBTQ …

“Purple drank” robber foiled; pharmacy in North Korea; alleged price-fixing in New Zealand Wauna, Washington State: It was stacks on for a would-be thief in Washington State over the weekend, …

GPs are much more likely than pharmacists to always give verbal advice about new medicines, research from New Zealand shows PhD student Amber Young from the University of Otago analysed …