03/17/2016 - 8:44am

The first 30-second ad — called “Effective” — debuted today during the launch of NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill, when nearly 400 pharmacy advocates will meet with 90% of the U.S. Congress to discuss key patient care issues.

03/16/2016 - 3:09pm

One-third of the CHPA board of directors is elected annually. Manufacturer members are elected for three-year terms, and associate members are elected for two-year terms. 

03/14/2016 - 11:32am

Increasingly, states are looking to address the prescription painkiller problem with as many as 375 proposals coursing through state legislatures that would regulated pain clinics and prescribing painkillers, The New York Times reported Friday. "The states are going to lead on this one because Big Pharma has too much power," Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, Democrat, told The New York Times. The New York Times added: "The pace of [legislative] activity in states has grown so intense that experts are having difficulty keeping track." (The New York Times)

03/09/2016 - 2:27pm

A judge in August declared that the FDA would limit the company’s first amendment rights if it prevented Amarin from sharing with physicians truthful data that supports a use the FDA hasn’t approved.

03/08/2016 - 5:59pm

Now that the bipartisan Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 was signed into law late last year, many manufacturers have to rework cosmetics and personal-cleansing products by July 1, 2017.

03/08/2016 - 4:44pm

“Better care, smarter spending, healthier people.” Those were the goals set forth by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in September when it unveiled plans for a five-year federal experiment to gauge the effectiveness of expanded medication therapy management for Medicare patients.

03/08/2016 - 2:40pm

Tave takes the place of Robert Durkin, who has been the acting director since May 2015.

03/08/2016 - 2:21pm

A group of lawmakers is working on legislation that will improve access to and funding for mental health care. 

03/07/2016 - 4:54pm

Beginning March 7, all of Walgreens 120 drug stores in Puerto Rico will dedicate space to providing information on CDC-recommended steps to prevent the spread of Zika virus.