Press Releases


APhA joins pharmacy associations to offer condolences to families of pharmacist and two others killed in Maryland

The American Pharmacists Association joined the leaders and members of 16 other pharmacy organizations to extend its deepest condolences to the families of Brian and Kelly Robinette, of  Ellicott City, Md., and Rebecca Reynolds of Cumberland, Md. Police say Mr. Robinette, a community pharmacist, was killed by a sibling who was upset that Mr. Robinette was administering COVID-19 vaccines.

Pharmacy Organizations Launch Confidential Portal for Pharmacy Personnel to Report Their Experiences in the Workplace

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) today announced the launch of the first confidential reporting mechanism of its kind to collect anonymous reports from pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists about their positive and negative experiences in the pharmacy workplace.

Break up PBM oligopolies, APhA tells FTC

WASHINGTON, DC— Vertically merged pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) use their highly concentrated market power to dominate, deceive, and maybe even defraud, American Pharmacists Association (APhA) CEO and Executive Vice President Scott Knoer told Federal Trade Commission (FTC) leaders at a roundtable today.

APhA statement on HHS Secretary’s drug pricing plan

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) made the following statement on the comprehensive plan to lower drug prices that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra released today. 

AMA, APhA, ASHP Call for Immediate End to Prescribing, Dispensing, and Use of Ivermectin to Prevent or Treat COVID-19 Outside Clinical Trials

WASHINGTON, DC –  The American Medical Association (AMA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) strongly oppose the ordering, prescribing, or dispensing of ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19 outside of a clinical trial.