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Lane brings extensive pharmacy experience to NACDS

Lane brings extensive pharmacy experience to NACDS

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

Industry ready for National Rx Drug Take Back Day

Industry ready for National Rx Drug Take Back Day

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

NACDS applauds Pennsylvania e-prescribing Law

NACDS applauds Pennsylvania e-prescribing Law

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

NACDS at White House to mark “historic action” on opioid abuse epidemic

NACDS at White House to mark “historic action” on opioid abuse epidemic

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.