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Should only registered pharmacists be able to dispense therapeutic goods? Following the “great sensation amongst the druggists in this city” – namely, a lawsuit over wrongful dispensing – pharmacists of …

It’s February 1944, and several years into the war, Australians are shocked to learn that there is only one lone pharmacist working in his professional capacity in the Navy – …

It’s 1894, and the Australasian Journal of Pharmacy looks from the colonies to England to consider a vexed issue: prescribing chemists Between a discussion of “botanic practitioners” and their concerns …

It’s 1934, and the AJP takes a look at a symbol which would shortly become notorious, while PDL and the Guild warn of pharmacy tricks and traps “The German leader, …

Appointment of expert committee to assess drugs a “step in the right direction” after thalidomide tragedy, says 1963 AJP It’s July 1963 and the world is still reeling from the …

It’s 1913 and the AJP writes that pharmacists voted to protest against a proposed increase in duty on a then essential for the profession…plus we covered some tragic poisons misadventure …

It’s October 1953, and the AJP’s editorial exhorts pharmacists not to rest on their laurels when fighting injustice “Admirable advice was given recently by His Excellency the Governor-General, Sir William …

It’s 1943 and the pharmacy sector is talking about scope of practice and how it meshes with the profession’s retail aspect “Vague fears for the future have been expressed recently …

Government health care cost-cutting, accusations of bias at the ABC and Australians reported as “pill poppers”…it’s the end of the 1970s and the AJP is taking issue with the federal …

July 1958; Apprenticeships ditched as Sydney pharmacy university degree set to begin in 1960…and international narcotics convention on the way One of the top AJP stories in July 1958 was …

New hub could handle 40% of UK chain’s scripts, one of Turkey’s oldest pharmacies to become museum upon death of owner; Indian pharmacist’s murder investigated Chesterfield, Derbyshire: The Peak Pharmacy …

New Zealand cough medicine reclassification gaffe; historic Dublin pharmacy asks for help; GP-pharmacist turf war heats up in Malaysia New Zealand: Pharmacies were not told that certain cough medicines had …