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Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. is joining the Canadian Red Cross in supporting earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan with an online donation program.
The prescription monitoring programs (PMPs) of North Dakota, Ohio and Virginia have agreed to participate in the PMP Interconnect system to fight drug diversion and abuse, according to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).
"Dispense as written," or DAW, prescriptions cost the health care system up to $7.7 billion annually, according to a study by researchers at CVS Caremark Corp., Harvard University, and Brigham and Women's Hospital.
In a move to expand its e-commerce business and expertise, Walgreen Co. plans to acquire drugstore.com in a deal valued at $409 million.
Jill McCormack has joined the National Association of Chain Drug Stores as a director of state government affairs.
Walgreen Co. saw earnings rise by double digits in its fiscal 2011 second quarter and first half, lifted by robust revenue and same-store sales growth.
The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) has called on lawmakers to protect funding for the Food and Drug Administration Office of Generic Drugs.
Loblaw Cos. is providing heart health screenings free at participating stores across Canada in collaboration with the Becel Centre for Heart Health.
Kerr Drug has launched an online store finder for its free prescription delivery program.
The stage has been set for telepharmacy in Ontario, where the government has approved regulations that enable remote prescription dispensing throughout the province.