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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 …

Former pharmacy owner murders drug inspector; inquest hears of dispensing error; former pharmacist tipped to be head of suspected stolen drug operation Kharar, India: Around 10 years after he lost …

Patients suffer vision loss after receiving allegedly adulterated eye injections; Boots pharmacists vote for union representation; pharmacist facing charges after unsecured methadone stolen Dallas, Texas: A federal court has ordered …

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 …

US pharmacist spent stolen millions on cosmetic surgery; Canadian reporters investigate widespread pharmacy fraud; Ontario, Canada: Global News and the Toronto Star are reporting on numerous pharmacists who have allegedly …

US pharmacist facing charges over alleged hit plan on witness; Indian pharmacist attacked by rioters; Indiana considers ethical rights Baltimore, Maryland: A pharmacist has been charged with hiring a person …