Recent shortages of drugs used for the death penalty further complicate this controversial issue.
Can you be convicted of a DUI if taking a prescription drug as directed?
Two recent cases in Michigan involve pharmacists charged with running illegal prescription drug schemes.
Three cases involving at-will employment of pharmacists examine whether their terminations were legal.
The largest insider-trading case in history involves a
doctor who provided results from an Alzheimer’s drug trial to a hedge
Does the ban on off-label marketing of drugs violate a pharmaceutical sales representative’s freedom of speech?
The company at the center of the fungal meningitis
outbreak was acting as a manufacturer and not as a traditional
Illinois pharmacists are no longer required to dispense
emergency contraception when their own religious beliefs are opposed to
E-prescribing of controlled substances and prescription misuse are among the many issues being addressed by the DEA.
Demands for pharmacist services under the ACA are likely to have a huge impact on future workforce needs.
As gatekeepers of controlled substances, pharmacists must distinguish between legitimate and questionable prescriptions.
According to a government report, questionable Medicare Part D billing seems to be on the rise in community pharmacies.
Another chain-store pharmacy is being investigated for distributing “too much” oxycodone.
The DEA’s expectations for policing pharmacies and their patients who request controlled substances are unclear.
The quest for more effective treatments may lead to questionable off-label prescribing.
It’s time to end the confusing practice of putting “Use as directed” on prescriptions.
Many factors contribute to why reported drug shortages are at their highest levels in more than a decade.
Does prohibiting off-label promotion of drugs violate commercial free speech?
The FDA has continually questioned the traditional compounding of veterinary drugs.
As health care professionals, pharmacists must be cautious when sharing information online.
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