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Developing news around pharmacy’s role in the COVID-19 vaccination program dominated the news cycle during the week All eligible community pharmacies across Australia were finally the green light to join …

Nicotine e-cigarettes laws are changing from 1 October, reminds the TGA, with pharmacists to play ‘an important role’ The TGA has published a reminder that Australians who use nicotine e-cigarettes …

Calls for Pharmacy-Only e-cigarettes and liquid nicotine as Senate debates regulation and criticises ‘rent-seekers’ who want open retail sales  There were mixed views over the future regulation and supply of …

The decision to make nicotine-containing e-cigarettes Prescription-Only from October places pharmacists at the frontline of counselling on a highly controversial product In late December, the TGA confirmed its decision on …

Schedule changes confirmed for a number of commonly dispensed medicines, despite pharmacy opposition to some proposals The TGA has confirmed previous interim decisions to amend (or not amend) the current …

Ranitidine set to remain an S3 medicine, while TGA decides to downschedule migraine and acne treatments The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) scheduling delegate has confirmed that the reflux treatment ranitidine …

Call for comment on October deadline for Melatonin Pharmacist Only downscheduling, as doctors back S3 decision  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued a call for further public submissions on its …

Reminder to be ready for Schedule 3 modified release paracetamol   Pharmacists are being reminded to prepare for the change in classification of all modified release paracetamol products from Schedule 2 …

TGA scheduling delegate proposes pharmacist-only dispensing of low-dose cannabidiol The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Joint scheduling committee is set to hear a delegate-initiated proposal to allow pharmacist-only supply of low …

Sildenafil, cannabidiol and ibuprofen among those to be considered for rescheduling  Australia’s medicine scheduling body is to consider another request to have sildenafil (Viagra) rescheduled. The June joint meeting of …

Tight scheduling restrictions are being imposed on caffeine powders Currently unregulated caffeine powders are to be included as scheduled medicines, after an interim decision announced by the Therapeutic Goods Administration …

Scheduling decisions see migraine treatments move to Pharmacist Only status, while liquid paracetamol S2 sales to be restricted from mid-year Proposed medicines scheduling changes will see the migraine treatments Sumatriptan …