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“Purple drank” robber foiled; pharmacy in North Korea; alleged price-fixing in New Zealand Wauna, Washington State: It was stacks on for a would-be thief in Washington State over the weekend, …

More jobs for those willing to skip lunch; US pharmacist fights to clear his name; Prince’s family sues a hospital and the Walgreens pharmacy chain Birmingham, UK: A local agency …

Amazon has put its plans to sell medicines to hospitals on hold, according to US media reports Earlier this week CNBC’s Eugene Kim and Christina Farr reported that Amazon’s plan …

US harm minimisation proponent Silver Damsen compares Australian and American approaches to the treatment of opioid abuse As an American drug treatment reform activist, I want to commend moves to …

Canadian pharmacist trashes his shop on eviction; new NZ code of ethics ignored; jail for failing to report TB Belle River, Ontario: A pharmacist who was being evicted from his …

Alaskan naturopaths want prescribing privileges; milkshake bar runs afoul of Texas Pharmacy Act; Boots reveals gender pay gap Dallas, Texas: A bar and eatery in the Deep Ellum entertainment district …

Researchers have examined a novel way to reach out to black men with hypertension… enlisting the help of pharmacists and barbers Researchers from Cedars-Sinai, a health organisation serving Los Angeles, …

Arizona doctors’ offices get prescription drug vending machines;  Kansas celebrates drug donation program; UK dispensing error defence imminent Mesa, Arizona: Medavail Technologies has installed Arizona’s first vending machine for medications …

Pharmacist shortage in Malta; ‘lowest of the low’ steal charity tins from UK pharmacy; NZ pharmacist censured after leaving controlled drugs unsecured Malta: Malta is facing a pharmacist shortage, the …

Missouri pharmacy stops providing lethal injection drugs; Ohio pharmacist a life-saver after spotting melanoma; Canadian pharmacist suspended after privacy breach St Louis, Missouri: A BuzzFeed report has identified the pharmacy …

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced the introduction of two new trivalent vaccines specifically aimed at protecting people aged over 65 He also announced the composition of the 2018 quadrivalent …

Man stabs pharmacist over pharma conspiracy theory; hero pharmacy staff help collapsed man; Purdue to stop promoting opioids to GPs Swansea, Wales: A man has appeared in court after stabbing …