It is a violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to market and sell products that claim to prevent, diagnose, treat, mitigate or cure diseases without first demonstrating to the FDA that they are safe and effective for their labeled uses, the agency states.
“Future value targeting” was the buzzword from Sunday morning’s NACDS Annual Business Program. NACDS’ “Future Value Targeting” initiative will continually look forward and anticipate the underlying issues that will impact the industry.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson writes about how the organization’s engaged membership constantly fuel's reinvention in how NACDS navigates business, politics and policy.
Although 2016 saw the Food and Drug Administration approve only 22 new drugs compared with 45 approvals in 2015 and the lowest tally since 2010, many in the pharmaceutical arena remain optimistic that this year will see a reversal of that trend.
The Canadian Pharmacists Association on Thursday expressed its concern over pharmacists being left out of recently introduced legislation tweaking the country’s marijuana laws to legalize recreational pot while preserving a separate stream for medical marijuana.
Legislation pending in both houses of Congress regarding DIR, or direct and indirect remuneration, fees are giving hope to drug stores and two of the industry’s largest advocacy groups that pharmacy benefits management companies will stop retroactively reducing payments.
This could be the year. Movement again is occurring in Congress on legislation that would confer professional provider status on pharmacists serving millions of older Americans in many parts of the country.
Retired Four-Star Marine Gen. John Allen, speak at the Business Program on Sunday, April 23, while Richard W. Fisher, who served as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas from 2005 to 2015, will speak at the Business Program on Tuesday, April 25.
Thomas Moriarty, who joined the company in 2012, will bring together corporate communications, legal, government affairs and public policy under one operating unit to manage the company's external affairs in Washington, D.C. and state capitals across the country.
The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday, March 29, that First Amendment free speech rights should be considered when determining how merchants disclose to their shoppers that credit card swipe fees can drive up the price of merchandise.
HB2190, which passed 81-8, amends the states medical marijuana guidelines to require medical marijuana dispensaries to appoint a pharmacist consultant who, would develop and provide training to the dispensary at least once a year and spearhead educational efforts for patients.
2017’s theme, “Making an Impact in Patient Care,” served as a mandate for attendees to step up efforts in patient care and demonstrate why pharmacists should have a much larger role in any new federal health care policy.