Tag Archives: Pharmacies

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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Texas Pharmacy Board Update: Crackdown on Houston Independent Pharmacies Continues

Several months ago I began a series of posts focused on the combined State and Federal taskforce sweeping the Houston metropolitan area targeting physicians and pharmacists viewed as engaged in the non-therapeutic prescribing and dispensing of narcotics, particularly for the … Continue reading

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DEA Serves Search Warrants On Physicians & Pharmacies Connected To San Diego Chargers & Padres

The Los Angeles Times reported today that U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents served 10 search warrants on June 29, 2010 on physicians and pharmacies affiliated with the San Diego Padres baseball and San Diego Chargers football teams. According to the … Continue reading

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