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Pharmacy needs to remove roadblocks such as the schedule of some medicines in order to pave the way for Terry White member success, says the group’s CEO, Anthony White. Funding …

An application to the TGA to increase the accessibility of nicotine for e-cigarettes to reduce tobacco smoking is unlikely to succeed, says an addiction expert, because harm minimisation strategies are …

Since alprazolam was rescheduled to S8, there has been a notable reduction in overall use and adverse events, a study published today has found. Interrupted Time Series Analysis of the …

An advocacy group for medicinal cannabis users and supporters has launched in the ACT, lobbying Government to make the drug’s use legal for medicinal purposes in the Territory. The TGA …

Experts alarmed at a possible figure of a million people with uncontrolled asthma have proposed major structural changes to the way asthma medicines are handled, including OTC preventers and restricting …

Medical cannabis will be a long-term prospect, and many patients have unrealistic expectations of the drug Legislation on medicinal cannabis is a good move for the management of health conditions …

Parliament today passed the Turnbull Government’s legislation delivering what it calls the “missing piece” for Australian patients and their doctors to access a safe, legal and reliable supply of medicinal …

A new guide to inform pharmacists about the safe and effective supply of naloxone has been released by the PSA. The comprehensive guide has been produced following the TGA’s decision …

In its submission to the supplementary consultation on the scheduling of OTC codeine medicines, ASMI supported regulatory options that reduce the risk of codeine misuse, while retaining pharmacy access for …

The $1 pharmacy co-payment discount is about as welcome as a lump of coal in a Christmas stocking for many pharmacists, writes Mal Scrymgeour… is your strategy in place yet? …

As the end of 2015 nears, NPS MedicineWise has joined other stakeholders in encouraging Australians who are prescribed OTC medicines to talk to their pharmacists and doctors about how the …

The TGA is seeking further advice and submissions from stakeholders in regard to newly proposed options for the future scheduling of OTC codeine-containing preparations. Last month it deferred its final …