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misuse of prescription drugs

Rogue online sellers feeding drug abuse

Rogue online sellers feeding drug abuse

Drug abuse, including misuse of prescription drugs, remains at alarmingly high levels in the U.S. Reports of opioid overdoses and drug-related crimes and car accidents seem to appear in local headlines almost daily. Feeding this epidemic, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy says, are rogue Internet drug outlets illegally dispensing prescription controlled substances. NABP’s

SDM, Loblaw support medicine take-back campaign

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has teamed up with the Partnership for a Drug-Free Canada (PDFC) for a National Medicine Take-Back Campaign that will run from July to December. Canada’s largest drug chain said Monday that this year’s effort, its third with PDFC, also includes Loblaw Pharmacy, increasing the number of participating pharmacies to 1,800

Cardinal, APhA present 2015 GenerationRx Awards

Cardinal, APhA present 2015 GenerationRx Awards

DUBLIN, Ohio — The Cardinal Health Foundation and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) recently honored pharmacists for their efforts in preventing misuse of prescription drugs. At the APhA 2015 Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, the Cardinal Health Foundation and APhA presented the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) GenerationRx Awards, which recognize