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France to stop subsidising homeopathy; NZ Pharmacist of the Year lauded; cheaper medicines change Ohio pharmacy landscape France: French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn has announced that homeopathy will no longer …

Walmart Pharmacy to cut jobs; 200 Boots stores to close down; NZ pharmacies drop script prices to match Chemist Warehouse and Countdown US: Walmart is set to reduce its pharmacy …

Free scripts from NZ’s Woollies pharmacies; pharmacist goes viral after helping street dog; US pharmacist sentenced for drug theft and firearm offences Tauranga, New Zealand: Three supermarket pharmacies – owned …

Canadian pharmacists call for codeine restrictions; barriers to Indian online pharmacist to be lowered; unsociable hours affect recruitment in UK Saskatchewan, Canada: Pharmacists in Canada are calling for stronger restrictions …

How CWH and local discounters are affecting Kiwi pharmacies; Oklahoma sues over opioid epidemic; is Boots to close 200 stores? New Zealand: TVNZ has reported on the rise of Chemist …

Opioid volume drops in the US; first US state gets online naloxone; England gets first click-and-collect meds lockers in supermarkets US: The United States saw a 17% fall in prescription …

Pharmacists shouldn’t be “prescription police;” confusion reigns in Arkansas; too much red tape in Ireland UK: Pharmacists should not be the “prescription police,” the chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society …

Almost all Pakistani pharmacies have no pharmacist; pharmacist in US$200 million health care fraud indictment; is “hub and spoke” making a comeback in the UK? Pakistan: While 15,000 pharmacists remain …

Fined and deregistered Canadian pharmacist uncontactable; new name for Indian chemists and druggists; Wyoming pharmacist delivers for his patients Edmonton, Canada: A pharmacist has been banned from owning a pharmacy …

New research from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that when pharmacies close, people stop taking widely used heart medications like statins, beta-blockers and oral anticoagulants The researchers, led …

Australian pain stakeholders have spoken out about the unintended consequences of limiting opioid prescribing, as the US makes new recommendations on the matter The US Food and Drug Administration has …

British MP regrets pharmacy funding cuts; new UK pharmacy minister; US pharmacy staff save a life UK: A Conservative MP has told Chemist+Druggist that he “deeply regrets” funding cuts to …