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2012-02-01 21:00:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 1, 2012 PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Society of Pain Management Providers (www.Flspmp.org) is greatly concerned that rising rates of chronic pain patients throughout the state of Florida are being denied their prescribed medications by pharmacists without any legitimate reason. It should be clear that pharmacies or pharmacists should not be condemned for conducting due diligence as many provide great service and care. However, it is unfortunate that many others have...

2011-12-23 16:30:00

Canada-based website CanadaDrugPharmacy.com conducts price comparison study of twenty different drugs from three other websites. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 Canada Drug Pharmacy, one of Canada´s fastest growing international providers of discount-price drugs and generic medications, recently conducted a pricing survey covering twenty popular drugs sold by three traditional and online pharmacies. The survey proved yet again that Canada Drug Pharmacy offers prescription drugs...

2011-12-20 13:30:50

Efforts to halt the growing abuse of prescription drugs must include addressing the availability of these drugs on the Internet and increasing physician awareness of the dangers posed by Internet pharmacies. In a commentary in the December 20 Annals of Internal Medicine, investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California (USC), and The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at...

2011-12-13 13:57:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Addressing concerns over anti-mail-service pharmacy legislation, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that both Houses of the legislature have agreed to amend NY AB 5502-B, which prevents employers from offering discounts to encourage the use of the lower cost mail-service pharmacy option. "Employers, taxpayers, and consumers appreciate Governor Cuomo's admonition to the Legislature to improve this costly, anti-consumer bill,"...

2011-12-06 10:08:00

Anti-Mail Legislation Undercuts Competition, Promotes Higher Drugstore Prices WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Andrew Cuomo should veto a drugstore-protection bill which would undermine mail-service pharmacy and increase costs for all employers, state employee health plans, and consumers, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association said today. NY Assembly Bill 5502-B, which was transmitted to the Governor last week, would protect drugstores from their...

2011-10-26 11:03:00

Oct. 29 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs this Saturday, Oct. 29, as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. "The purpose of 'Drug Take Back Day' is to raise awareness of the problem with prescription-drug abuse and give consumers an opportunity to safely discard of unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs," State...

2011-10-26 07:30:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty four percent of patients given a new medication by their doctor did not fill the prescription, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark and published this week in the American Journal of Medicine. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) Most prior research of patients who do not take medications as prescribed - commonly known as medication...

2011-10-10 09:02:00

New Efficiencies, Technology, Services Partially Mitigate Reimbursement Cuts NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today announced the availability of the 2011 NCPA Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health, a comprehensive survey of the current state of independent community pharmacies. It finds that independent community pharmacies continue evolving to meet patient health needs, reduce costs, and remain a viable...

2011-10-03 07:00:00

NorthWestPharmacy.com, the Canadian online pharmacies leader, gets five star ratings for its low Canadian drugs and international pharmacy prices in thousands of independently collected Canadian online pharmacy reviews from customers. Its excellent customer service also wins the top rankings in the reviews further boosting its already stellar reputation. (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 The most independently five star-rated Canada pharmacy website, NorthWestPharmacy.com adds another accolade to...

2011-09-08 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A proposed bill in Pennsylvania's Senate and House of Representatives is the "booster shot" local pharmacies need to compete with mail order prescription plans. The legislation allows individuals to have their prescriptions filled by either mail-order or their community pharmacist for the exact same price, which will result in keeping billions of dollars in Pennsylvania, while saving and tens of thousands of jobs throughout the state. To inform...