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ASMI’s Deon Schoombie takes a look at how the prototype real-time monitoring system for OTC codeine would work During the last few weeks there has been substantial discussion about the …

Consumers will need to be prepared for the changes flowing from the PBS delisting of 17 types of medicines on 1 January 2016, says the PSA. The medicines include products …

Minister for Health Sussan Ley today confirmed the 17 types of common OTC medicines, including paracetamol and aspirin, that will no longer be subsidised as a prescription drug under the …

More than nine out of every 10 Australians (91%) believe the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes should be made legal, according to a special Roy Morgan telephone survey conducted …

Ahead of the Victorian Government’s recent announcement, The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has already confirmed a session at APP2016 exploring medicinal cannabis in the treatment of specific epilepsy disorders and …

The Guild has lodged a response to the interim decision by the Advisory Committee for Medicines Scheduling to re-schedule codeine products prescription only, national president George Tambassis has told Guild …

Pharmacy is an underutilised resource for those living with addiction, writes Angelo Pricolo—and like other health professionals, pharmacists need a better understanding of the issues Harm minimisation is a philosophy …

The interim decision to upschedule codeine-containing cold and flu medicines to Schedule 4 does not make public health or economic sense, the Australian Self Medication Industry says. It says new …

With last year’s reclassification of sildenafil, New Zealand reinforced its reputation as an innovator in down-scheduling medicines from prescription to non-prescription status, says ASMI. International switch expert Dr Natalie Gauld …

Upscheduling codeine-containing OTCs to prescription only would cause more problems than it would fix, writes Steve Scarff ASMI is opposed to the interim decision to up-schedule OTC codeine medicines to …

Victorian pharmacists will play a pivotal role under proposals announced by the Victorian Government to make medicinal cannabis available to some patients under exceptional circumstances from 2017, says the PSA. …

Victoria’s Andrews Government has decided to legalise access to locally-manufactured medicinal cannabis products for use in exceptional circumstances from 2017, a decision welcomed by the Guild. The Victorian President of …