May 062014
Tougher pharmacy rules eyed
“This legislation will hold every compounding pharmacy operating in the state of Michigan responsible for the drugs they distribute and ensure pharmacists put patient safety first,” Schuette said. The U.S. Drug Quality and Security Act, also introduced

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May 062014
Anthem Blue Cross launches neighborhood pharmacy network
Sacramento Business Journal
Anthem Blue Cross launched a neighborhood pharmacy network for its Medi-Cal members in Sacramento and nine other counties that provides low-income Californians with a choice between local providers and big chain pharmacies. Kathy Robertson …

May 062014

Fox Baltimore
BROOKLYN PARK Four charged in armed robbery of Brooklyn Park pharmacy
… in armed robbery of Brooklyn Park pharmacy By BEN WEATHERS Anne Arundel police have charged four people in connection to the armed robbery of a Brooklyn Park pharmacy Monday afternoon.
Police Arrest Four Suspects in Brooklyn Park Pharmacy RobberyFox Baltimore
Police make arrests in Brooklyn Park pharmacy robberyWBAL Baltimore
Four arrested in pharmacy hold-upBaltimore Sun

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May 062014
LI pharmacy owner sentenced in $16M Medicaid theft
Three of the pharmacies, two of which operated as the scam's central hubs, were previously ordered to pay $16.7 million in restitution to Medicaid. In addition to prison time, Pervez has agreed to pay $500,000 in civil forfeiture, Schneiderman's office
Pharmacy owner serves jail time for Medicaid fraudTroy Record
AG Schneiderman Announces Prison Term for Rogue Pharmacy Owner in…

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May 062014
Gas station, pharmacy coming to Portland
The Tennessean
A new gas station and a pharmacy will widen options for Portland residents and further needed commercial development for the city, Mayor Ken Wilber said. The gas station, with the proposed name Portland C Store, is slated for 1104 S. Broadway St. at

May 062014
First custom based drug information app released by a pharmacy school
Drug Information requests are often performed by clinicians looking for more information than most mobile applications and drug references can provide. Many institutions utilize pharmacists to process these questions, and a few larger institutions even

May 062014
Training pharmacy students about 'drugs of abuse'
Worcester Telegram
Assistant professor Evan Horton, who has been teaching both at the school for about five years, said the pharmacy profession has long been aware of the substantial hazards — as well as the widely recognized benefits — of popular opiod-based drugs

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May 062014

Washington Post (blog)
Pharmacy Bar sold, farewell party planned for Wednesday night
Washington Post (blog)
Pharmacy Bar, which recently celebrated its 16th anniversary in Adams Morgan, has been sold by founder Kristaps Kreslins, and new owners Frank Hankins and Reggie Elliott will take over the bar later this week. The two have a strong coffee background: …
Pharmacy Bar to Get New Owners, Plus CoffeeEater
Pharmacy Bar's Future Will Include

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May 062014

Boston Herald
$100m settlement reached over meningitis cases
Boston Globe
Bankruptcy lawyers have reached a settlement worth more than $100 million with insurers and the family that owns the defunct Framingham pharmacy that manufactured tainted drugs blamed for killing 64 people and sickening hundreds more in 2012, a deal …
New England Compounding Seeks Approval for $100 Million Meningitis Wall Street Journal
Settlement seeks $100M fund for meningitis victimsMuscatine Journal

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May 062014
Mexico's Saba to Sell Pharmacy Outlets to Alliance Boots
Wall Street Journal
MEXICO CITY—Mexican pharmacy operator Grupo Casa Saba said Tuesday it has agreed to sell its retail pharmacy business in Chile and Mexico to European pharmacy giant Alliance Boots for 8.3 billion pesos ($640 million). The sale would take effect via a …
Grupo Casa Saba agrees to sell pharmacy retail business to Alliance
Grupo Casa Saba Sells Retail Pharmacy BusinessMarketWatch
Alliance Boots to acquire two pharmacy chains in Latin AmericaRetail Week
WorldPressOnline (press release)
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