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7/12/18 - Amazon Moves to Pharma: Is it Time to Bail on Traditional Retailers?
Amazon.com, Inc. announced in late June that it would buy the online pharmacy PillPack. Some of the larger pharmaceutical retailers saw their stocks plunge after the news broke, which may have reminded investors of the reaction grocery retailers had to its Whole Foods purchase. CVS Health Corp. saw its stock drop below the $65 mark in late June but
7/5/18 - Connecticut Joins Effort to Combat Opioid Abuse
HARTFORD, CT- Connecticut is one of the first two states to join a new effort to combat the opioid crisis by educating people about online pharmacies and how to dispose of prescription drugs. "They just re-signed with the program," Marjorie Clifton, the executive director of the Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies, said in a recent interview. Conn
7/5/18 - GDMeds, e-Pharmacy is More Than Just Getting Medicine Online
"We can move much faster", said Vincent, the co-founder of GDMeds.com, "In fact, we rejected almost 30% orders due to invalid prescription. We adhere to regulations, we won't take the way what the offline pharmacies usually do. " Vincent has paid much attention to the processes control, he knew the quality and user experience are the most important
7/5/18 - Shop talk - Packing a big punch
For those who haven t heard, the disrupter-in-chief has bought PillPack, an online pharmacy. What PillPack does is distribute tablets in easy-to-use packages for consumers with chronic conditions and multiple prescriptions. With about US $100 m in annual revenues, PillPack is still a niche player but what it does is give Amazon pharmacy licences
7/4/18 - Amazon Makes a Big Acquisition as it Looks to Expand Into Yet Another Industry
Despite dominating online sales and expanding into the grocery business through its acquisition of Whole Foods, the tech giant continues to look for ways to expand into new industries. The company purchased PillPack last week for a price of roughly $1 billion. PillPack positions itself as a full-service pharmacy which looks to redefine the role tha
7/4/18 - GDMeds, e-Pharmacy is More Than Just Getting Medicine Online
"We can move much faster", said Vincent, the co-founder of GDMeds.com, "In fact, we rejected almost 30% orders due to invalid prescription. We adhere to regulations, we won't take the way what the offline pharmacies usually do. " Vincent has paid much attention to the processes control, he knew the quality and user experience are the most important
7/3/18 - Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA's efforts to collaborate with internet stakeholders to stop the illegal sale of opioids online
Opioid addiction and abuse remains an immense public health crisis. We're committed to continuing to take new steps to address these protracted dangers from every possible angle. But they're perhaps the most far-reaching conduit for illicit drugs, and these new avenues present unique challenges for tech companies, law enforcement, as well as for th
6/29/18 - Amazon Acquires N.H. Drug Co.
Amazon announced on Thursday that it would acquire Manchester- based PillPack, an online pharmacy that seeks to simplify medication for people who take multiple drugs by delivering packets with presorted doses. PillPack was founded by T.J. Parker, 31, who grew up working at Northeast Pharmacy Services in downtown Concord, where his father was a par
6/29/18 - Amazon.com (AMZN) Buys PillPack: No Clear Winner, One Very Clear Loser
Amazon's newest move into the online pharmacy business will have significant ripple effects
6/29/18 - China Jo-Jo Drugstores Reports Fiscal Year 2018 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 fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. Lei Liu, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc., commented, "Fisca
6/29/18 - General Pharmaceutical Council - New safeguards to protect people trying to obtain medicines online
The General Pharmaceutical Council says it is concerned that it can sometimes be too easy to obtain certain medicines on the internet. A discussion paper sets out how the GPhC plans to strengthen its guidance for the owners of online pharmacies based in Great Britain to help make sure people can obtain medicines safely and effectively online.
6/29/18 - Monitor staff
Amazon announced Thursday that it would acquire Manchester- based PillPack, an online pharmacy that seeks to simplify medication for people who take multiple drugs by delivering packets with presorted doses. PillPack was founded by T. J. Parker, 31, who grew up working at Northeast Pharmacy Services in downtown Concord, where his father was a partn
6/28/18 - Amazon Gains Slightly on PillPack Purchase
Amazon plans to acquire online pharmacy PillPack, the companies announced Thursday. PillPack packages, organizes and delivers drugs. According to Amazon official Jeff Wilke, " PillPack's visionary team has a combination of deep pharmacy experience and a focus on technology.
6/28/18 - Amazon To Acquire PillPack
SEATTLE- Amazon and PillPack announced a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire PillPack, an online pharmacy that offers pre-sorted doses of medications, and home delivery. Jeff Wilke, Amazon CEO Worldwide Consumer, said: " PillPack is meaningfully improving its customers' lives, and we want to help them continue making it easy
6/28/18 - FDA Issues Statement on Illegal Sale of Opioids Online
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Food and Drug Administration issued the following statement by Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on the efforts to collaborate with internet stakeholders to stop the illegal sale of opioids online:. "Opioid addiction and abuse remains an immense public health crisis. But they're perhaps the most far-reac
6/28/18 - People's Most Trusted Online Pharmacy, Canada Drugs, To Close Down. Canada Drugs Direct Offers an Effective Alternative!
Surrey, British Columbia As of July 13, 2018, Canada Drugs, the go-to for many people in the U.S. will shut down its operations, after being in business for more than 15 years. To fill in for Canada Drugs and provide high-quality and affordable medications, Canada Drugs Direct steps up! For many, Canada Drugs was a lifesaver; enabling them to pur
6/28/18 - UK firms more pessimistic about Brexit, Bank of England says - business live
Newsflash: E-commerce giant Amazon has bought US online pharmacy chain PillPack, giving its rivals quite a headache:. enltrBREAKING: Amazon announces agreement to acquire online pharmacy Pillpack; drug store stocks plummet on the news. https://t.co/SGCj1C9UQa pic.twitter.com/Hr7O41p9vG. CNBC Now June 28, 2018.
6/28/18 - Walgreens stock plummets as Amazon shoulders its way into the pharmacy sector [Chicago Tribune]
Earlier this month, it announced plans to relocate 1,800 employees to Chicago's former main post office, including 1,300 who will move from its Deerfield campus. About 90 minutes later, Amazon announced it will acquire PillPack, a New Hampshire- based online pharmacy that delivers medications in pre-sorted doses. Amazon makes big foray into health
6/28/18 - Walgreens' value falls by $6 billion as Amazon shoulders its way into the pharmacy sector [Chicago Tribune]
About 90 minutes later, Amazon announced it will acquire PillPack, an online pharmacy headquartered in Massachusetts that delivers medications in pre-sorted doses. Amazon reportedly purchased PillPack for $1 billion. Amazon makes big foray into health care with PillPack pact .
6/27/18 - People's Most Trusted Online Pharmacy, Canada Drugs, To Close Down. Canada Drugs Direct Offers an Effective Alternative!
Surrey, British Columbia- June 27, 2018- As of July 13, 2018, Canada Drugs, the go-to for many people in the U.S. will shut down its operations, after being in business for more than 15 years. To fill in for Canada Drugs and provide high-quality and affordable medications, Canada Drugs Direct steps up! For many, Canada Drugs was a lifesaver; enabli
6/27/18 - Senate Finance Committee Issues Report on HEAL Substance Use Disorders Act (Part 1 of 2)
The Senate Finance Committee issued a report on legislation to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to help end addictions and lessen substance abuse disorders. Orrin G. Hatch, R- Utah, on June 25. The Committee on Finance, having considered S. 3120, a bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to help end addict
6/22/18 - Guest view: Is you medication from Canada? Are you sure it isn't counterfeit?
A U.S. district court in Montana just imposed a $34 million fine on Canada Drugs, an online pharmacy charged with selling counterfeit medications to unsuspecting Americans. Lawmakers in nine states have recently considered bills that would permit American patients or pharmacies to import huge quantities of drugs from Canada. Congressional Democrats
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