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State Pharmacy Director Fired For Ignoring Complaint Over NECC Drug Shipments
2012-11-08 17:37:54

Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy director James D. Coffey has been fired after allegedly ignoring complaints that Framingham-based New England Compounding Center (NECC) had illegally shipped bulk orders of drugs to Colorado hospitals.

2009-07-10 17:38:00

CHICAGO, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fundamental American freedoms suffered a blow on Wednesday when the Ninth Circuit ruled that an administrative rule of the Washington Board of Pharmacy took precedence over individual freedom of conscience. The Ninth Circuit's decision in Stormans v.

2008-09-15 00:00:08

By Mary Pickels When cancer patient Sherrie Neal's prescription was changed just days after $16,000 worth of medication was delivered to her Washington County home, she and husband Michael Neal wondered if the unopened drugs could be made available to other patients.

2008-08-22 18:00:43

By TOM BREEN West Virginia's free clinics are balking at proposed rules that would change how they dispense prescription medication.

2008-08-04 06:00:10

By Annette Wells By ANNETTE WELLS REVIEW-JOURNAL Three Nevadans seeking to replace the state Board of Medical Examiners' executive director have one goal in common - restoring the public's trust in a regulatory agency under fire for its handling of physicians involved in the nation's largest health crisis.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.