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Pharmacy groups hail expanded free Rx plan in Ontario

Pharmacy groups hail expanded free Rx plan in Ontario

TORONTO — Canadian pharmacy organizations lauded the Ontario government’s expansion of its OHIP+ free prescriptions plan to seniors in the province. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne yesterday announced that, starting Aug. 1, 2019, OHIP+ would make more than 4,400 prescription drugs available at no charge to people ages 65 and older. Previously, the program required seniors

Lovell Drugs enlists Maricann to supply medicinal cannabis

Lovell Drugs enlists Maricann to supply medicinal cannabis

TORONTO — Ontario pharmacy chain Lovell Drugs has signed a letter of intent with Maricann Group Inc. to be its exclusive supplier of medicinal cannabis. Under the planned four-year pact, the companies would work together to develop processes to facilitate the distribution and sale of Maricann’s medicinal cannabis to patients through Lovell Drugs retail pharmacies,

Ontario Pharmacists Association appoints CEO

Ontario Pharmacists Association appoints CEO

TORONTO — The Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) has named Andrew Gall as chief executive officer. OPA said late Monday that Gall is slated to take the reins as CEO on May 1. The association is Canada’s largest advocacy organization and professional development and drug information provider for pharmacists. “On behalf of the board of directors