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FDA expands investigation of e-cigarette marketing to youth
FDA is investigating whether more than 40 e-cigarette products, including some flavored e-cigarette products, are being illegally marketed and outside the agency's current compliance policy. On Friday, FDA sent letters to 21 e-cigarette companies about the products.
Trump signs new laws aimed at drug costs
President Trump signed into law legislation on Wednesday that frees pharmacists to tell consumers when they can actually save money by paying the full cash price for prescription drugs rather than using health insurance with large co-payments, deductibles, and other out-of-pocket costs.
October 15, 2018
New APhA resources help you move from med sync to services
It’s already the third week of #APhM2018. Thousands of you have been using the downloadable resources on pharmacistsmonth.com in your practice settings and using social media to share our campaign.…0 comments
October 16, 2018
APhA to Host Capitol Hill Briefing on Pharmacists’ Roles with Opioids
In recognition of October being American Pharmacists Month (APhM), the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is hosting a lunch briefing at the Capitol Visitors Center at noon on Wednesday, October 17, to educate Members of Congress and legislative staff on various ways and the availability of pharmacists to help patients and address the opioid epidemic.
October 10, 2018
APhA Applauds Laws prohibiting PBM ‘Gag Clauses’
President Trump signed bipartisan legislation into law that will remove the barriers preventing pharmacists from helping patients find the least expensive way to purchase their prescription drugs. American Pharmacists Association (APhA) CEO Tom Menighan, BSPharm, MBA, ScD (Hon), FAPhA, and Board Trustee Theresa Tolle, BPharm, FAPhA, attended the bill signing in the Oval Office at the White House.
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