Chris Lane, who takes over the role of NACDS chairman this month, began his career in pharmacy, taking a pharmacy degree from the University of the Sciences College of Pharmacy in Philadelphia. After working for CVS Corp. and Duane Reade, he joined Wakefern Corp., the largest retailer-owned grocery cooperative in the country, in 2003 as
ARLINGTON, Va. — This Saturday, April 27 — during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will provide the 17th opportunity in nine years for Americans to prevent prescription drug abuse and diversion by disposing of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription
ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) is applauding the enactment of an electronic prescribing bill (HB 353) in Pennsylvania that will help to prevent opioid abuse. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) signed the legislation yesterday. The new law requires that all controlled substance prescriptions be electronically prescribed, with certain exceptions. The law takes
ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) was invited to a White House event today titled “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis,” at which the President signed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) – legislation that reflects aspects of all four of NACDS’ policy recommendations regarding opioid-abuse prevention.