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FDA Warns Consumers About Two Baltimore Pharmacies

The FDA has issued a warning to consumers regarding expired and suspected counterfeit drugs for two Baltimore pharmacies.   The FDA News Release is reproduced below in its entirety.                               FDA News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … Continue reading

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Congress Approves Bills to Bar Restrictions on Pharmacies Sharing Certain Drug Pricing Information with Consumers

The House of Representatives approved two “gag clause” bills on September 25, 2018 that would prevent insurers from restricting pharmacies from informing consumers about lower cost, out-of-pocket prices for their prescriptions.  The bills were approved by the Senate earlier this … Continue reading

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Could Bankruptcy Save Local Pharmacies?

According to the Missouri Pharmacy Association’s CEO, times are tough for independent pharmacies in our state. Large competitors, falling prescription rates and fewer people filling prescriptions are taking a toll on corner drug stores. However, some of these pharmacies are … Continue reading

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Investigation Into Compound Prescription Marketing by TYY-Affiliated Pharmacies Charges a Marketer and Two Podiatrists in Los Angeles

Marketing payments are driving many of the federal criminal cases involving compounding pharmacies. A recent Los Angeles federal case fits that profile. An indictment unsealed on June 26, 2018, alleged a wide-ranging conspiracy that was responsible for more than $250 million … Continue reading

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Hoofnagle et al. on Online Pharmacies and Technology Crime

Chris Jay Hoofnagle, Ibrahim Altaweel and Nathaniel Good (University of California, Berkeley – School of Information, Good Research and University of California, Berkeley – School of Information) have posted Online Pharmacies and Technology Crime (in The Handbook of Technology, Crime… … Continue reading

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