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8/18/18 - 11 Idaho counties take on Walmart, CVS, drug companies in opioid lawsuit [The Idaho Statesman]
Aug. 17 Several Idaho counties are suing drug makers and retailers, accusing them of being responsible for an opioid epidemic that has killed and harmed Idahoans. The lawsuit was filed Friday in federal court by Adams, Blaine, Boise, Bonneville, Caribou, Cassia, Elmore, Latah, Minidoka, Owyhee and Payette counties. "In Idaho, prescription opioid
8/17/18 - Red Bud Pharmacist Pleads Guilty to Fraud [Governance, Risk & Compliance Monitor Worldwide]
A pharmacist and drug store owner in Red Bud admits to defrauding the government and private insurers. The U.S. attorney says 29- year-old Steven Gibson- owner of Gibson`s Discount Drugs- pleaded guilty to a scheme to defraud health care benefit programs by submitting false claims for prescription medications to Medicare, Medicaid, and private insu
8/17/18 - Report questions if taxpayers getting value with CVS deal
A state audit of Ohio's Medicaid prescription drug business says there's not nearly enough transparency for state officials to know whether taxpayers are getting their money's worth from the $2.5 billion annual expenditure. The report, produced by the office of Auditor Dave Yost at the request of state lawmakers, was made public Thursday morning at
8/16/18 - Green America Urges CVS To Improve Receipt Practices, Keep Pace With Leading Retail Chains
Green America launched its "Skip the Slip, CVS" campaign urging the pharmacy giant to improve its paper receipt practices to keep pace with other leading retailers. In response to consumer pressure and attention from late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel regarding CVS' long receipts, CVS introduced electronic receipts in its stores but failed to
8/16/18 - PRN Announces Three New Digital Solutions at Pharmacy
Focusing on customer engagement at retail pharmacies, PRN Health will unveil three new innovative digital in-store solutions at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo 2018. PRN Health specializes in delivering interactive digital media solutions to pharmacy retailers that accurately personalize and deliver health and...
8/15/18 - NACDS Applauds Massachusetts E-prescribing Law to Help Prevent Opioid Abuse
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is recognizing the leadership of the Massachusetts state legislature, under the leadership of House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Karen Spilka, along with Governor Charlie Baker (R), for the enactment of House
8/15/18 - Painful sex? New treatment for menopausal women on its way to pharmacies [Sun Sentinel :: BC-50P-MED-MENOPAUSAL-VAGINAL-INSERT:FL]
Boca Raton- based TherapeuticsMD began distributing its new product, Imvexxy, to stores recently. TherapeuticsMD, which is focusing on new health products for women, received FDA approval in May to market Imvexxy. "We expect to have strong demand for the product," said John Milligan, president of TherapeuticsMD.
8/14/18 - China Jo-Jo Drugstores Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results
China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc., a leading online and offline retailer and wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and other healthcare products and a healthcare provider in China, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2018. Revenue increased by 5.1% to $22.77 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018 from
8/14/18 - Retail Sales Of Marijuana In Ontario Delayed Until April 2019
But the Ontario government says it is delaying sales of the drug in bricks and mortar stores until next April to give retailers more time to prepare. Ontario Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli and Attorney General Caroline Mulroney laid out the government's plan for a hybrid marijuana sales system in an announcement made Monday afternoon at Queen's Par
8/13/18 - Benzer Pharmacy Crowns Newest Franchise Acquisition in Prince George, Virginia [Sport360]
The Prince George location represents another bold step forward for a brand thats pushing the boundaries of what a small, independent pharmacy chain is capable of, says Alpesh Patel, President of Benzer Pharmacy. This has been an incredible summer for the Benzer Pharmacy and the progress it has made in extending the Benzer brand into new territory.
8/12/18 - 596 pharmacies, patent medicine stores sealed in Gombe
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria has sealed off 596 pharmacies and patent medicine stores after a monitoring and inspection exercise in the 11 local government areas of Gombe State. Mrs Aruya said the drug stores were sealed off for various offenses such as; going into the sale of medicines without due process, lacking the requisite knowledge and
8/12/18 - Failed Merger Leaves Rite Aid in Limbo
Rite Aid shares plunged on Thursday as the company headed into an uncertain future after calling off its merger with the grocer Albertsons. Analysts and retail insiders questioned the drugstore chain s prospects after it ended a planned takeover by Albertsons before Rite Aid shareholders could vote on it. Rite Aid Chairman and CEO John Standley
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