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Our weekly wrapup of pharmacy news from around the world Orlando, Florida: A pharmacist is facing up to 20 years in US federal prison after dispensing more than 500,000 oxycodone …

A New York City pharmacist has stood her ground after being verbally attacked by a customer for wearing hijab. Pix11 reporter Narmeen Choudhury posted on Facebook that family friend and …

Our weekly wrapup of pharmacy news from around the world London, UK: Following a BBC program which revealed UK pharmacists illegally selling prescription drugs, the UK’s pharmacy regulator is seeking …

A new pharmacy in San Jose, California, is set to redistribute surplus medicines to consumers – at no cost. The Better Health Pharmacy is the first in California dedicated to …

Pharmacist intervention can make significant improvements in helping patients manage their blood pressure through the use of ‘smart’ monitoring kiosks, a US pilot program has found. According to the US-based Pharmacy …

Pharmacy leaflets have an “untapped potential” for giving patients trustworthy, easy-to-understand information about their medicines, a paper published in JAMA reports. Researchers from University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, …

A pharmacy in the US has been featured on social media after dispensing a bottle of monster repellent to a young girl, the Pharmacy Times reports. Customer April Villada went …

US pharmacy chain CVS/pharmacy has marked the first anniversary of it ending its tobacco sales by releasing new data showing a measurable reduction in cigarette purchases over the last year. …

A pharmacist in Concord, California, nearly bit off the finger of a man who attempted to rob the store. Local area news outlets report that the man entered the Oak …

A renewed US Food and Drug Administration warning on non-aspirin NSAIDs and cardiovascular health is in line with current TGA recommendations – and community pharmacy can help educate consumers about …

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy supports the use of medical marijuana in helping some people suffering from painful medical conditions in an interview on CBS This Morning. “We have some …