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9/23/17 - Beshear hires Morgan & Morgan, three other law firms to go after pain pill industry [Lexington Herald-Leader]
Sept. 22 FRANKFORT Attorney General Andy Beshear announced Friday that he will partner with four law firms to investigate and potentially sue drug manufacturers, distributors and retailers that contributed to Kentucky's opioid abuse epidemic. Of the four, three are from out of state and one is the Kentucky- based firm of former state Supreme Co
9/23/17 - BRIEF: Wayne County parents can now pay child support at Walmart, CVS [Detroit Free Press]
Sept. 22 The Wayne County Friend of the Court has made paying child support as simple as going to CVS pharmacy or Walmart. Parents who owe child support can make payments at CVS and Walmart stores using the MoneyGram payment option, according to a news release issued Thursday by Wayne County Circuit Court. This option is only available at CVS and
9/22/17 - Beshear hires Morgan & Morgan, three other law firms to go after pain pill industry [Lexington Herald-Leader]
Sept. 22 FRANKFORT Attorney General Andy Beshear announced Friday that he will partner with four law firms to investigate and potentially sue drug manufacturers, distributors and retailers that contributed to Kentucky's opioid abuse epidemic. Of the four, three are from out of state and one is the Kentucky- based firm of former state Supreme Co
9/22/17 - Boryung eyes global expansion as 60th birthday approaches [Syrian Arab News Agency]
Boryung Pharmaceutical, which started off as a small local drug store in Jongno District, central Seoul, will celebrate its 60th birthday next month. On the back of that success, Boryung now plans to fortify its global stance with its first self-developed drug, Kanarb, a hypertension cure. It is the product that Boryung has its roots in.
9/22/17 - Crocker, Merritt recognized by MPA
The Missouri Pharmacy Association celebrated the outstanding efforts of individuals in the pharmacy profession during its Annual Conference and Trade Show at the Marriott St. Louis Grand in St. Louis in September. Crocker, a Health Information Technology and Inventory specialist at Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy in Desloge, is a driving force in an.
9/21/17 - Amazon Looking Into Drug Delivery Business
Amazon reportedly may pursue a mail-order pharmacy that initially targets uninsured customers or people who have high deductibles and pay cash for most of their prescription drugs. Leerink, which spoke with pharmacy executives, said in a report that conversations with prescription drug middlemen make it appear that Amazon is moving in direction of.
9/20/17 - e-Pharma Market Size Worth $109.2 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 14.8%: Grand View Research, Inc.
The global e-pharma market is expected to reach USD 109.2 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is primarily driven by constant increase in the number of internet users, improved access to web-based& online services, and rapid increase in aging population who find it difficult to visit pharmacies.
9/20/17 - How many Rite Aid stores will be left in Carolinas after new Walgreens deal? [The Charlotte Observer]
Drugstore chain Rite Aid said Tuesday that it received regulatory approval for a slimmed-down sale of stores to rival Walgreens Boots Alliance. Under the amended agreement, Rite Aid is keeping 250 more stores than under a deal announced in June. The companies did not disclose which Rite Aid stores are being bought by Walgreens.
9/20/17 - Walgreens approved to buy most Rite Aid stores
Drugstore chain Walgreens received approval from U.S. regulators to purchase nearly 2,000 Rite Aid stores, the company said Tuesday. The $4.375 billion deal will give Walgreens control of 1,932 Rite Aid stores across the United States. Walgreens originally attempted to buy the entire Rite Aid company, but U.S. antitrust regulators frowned on the de
9/20/17 - Walgreens gets FTC nod to buy 1,932 Rite Aid stores Walgreens to add 1,932 Rite Aid stores; deal trims the number of stores
Walgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a deal between the nation's largest and third-largest drugstore chains that will get past antitrust regulators. Walgreens will now spend $4.38 billion on 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and inventory. That deal marked a step down from Walgreens' initial plan to take over Camp Hill, Pa.- based Rit
9/20/17 - Walgreens, Rite Aid trim purchase deal to $4.38B
Walgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a deal between the nation's largest and third-largest drugstore chains that will get past antitrust regulators. Walgreens will now spend $4.38 billion on 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and inventory. That deal marked a step down from Walgreens' initial plan to take over Camp Hill, Pennsylvania-
9/20/17 - Walgreens, Rite Aid trim their deal; Business briefing; Homebuilding drops in August; Almost 500K Ram trucks recalled
Walgreens and Rite Aid have devised a deal between the nation's largest and third-largest drugstore chains that they say will get past antitrust regulators. Walgreens will now spend $4.38 billion on 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and inventory. That deal marked a step down from Walgreens' initial plan to take over Camp Hill, Pa.- based Ri
9/19/17 - The Long Saga Of Walgreens-Rite Aid Finds Closure With Amended Deal
After a long, unsuccessful struggle to merge, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc announced Tuesday that it secured regulatory clearance to purchase 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and associated inventory from Rite Aid Corporation. "Combining Walgreens retail pharmacy network with a strong portfolio of Rite Aid locations is expected to help us.
9/19/17 - Walgreens, Rite Aid revise store purchase deal to $4.38B
Walgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a combination of the nation's largest and third-largest drugstore chains that will get past antitrust regulators. Walgreens will now spend $4.38 billion on 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and inventory. That deal marked a step down from Walgreens' initial plan to take over Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
9/19/17 - Walgreens, Rite Aid trim store purchase deal to $4.38B
Walgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a deal between the nation's largest and third-largest drugstore chains that will get past antitrust regulators. Walgreens will now spend $4.38 billion on 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and inventory. That deal marked a step down from Walgreens' initial plan to take over Camp Hill, Pennsylvania-
9/14/17 - Can't refill prescription after Hurricane Irma? Hospitals, pharmacies begin to reopen [The Miami Herald]
In addition, Walgreens reported that more than 500 drugstores had reopened in Florida while CVS said that more than 600 pharmacies in the Sunshine State were back in business. At least 174 hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities in Florida were still closed Tuesday afternoon, state health officials reported. At the Hampton Court Nu
9/13/17 - "Modernizing FDA's Regulation of Over-the-Counter Drugs."
FDA regulates most of the drugs on drug store shelves under the "OTC monograph system," though manufacturers do have the option to file a new drug application in lieu of using the OTC monograph system for OTC products. FDA publishes monographs that provide a rulebook for marketing safe and effective products containing particular active ingredients
9/12/17 - Walgreens Reopens Hundreds of Stores Throughout Florida
Walgreens has reopened more than 350 drugstores throughout Florida in markets including Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Tallahassee, West Palm Beach and others. Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and we
9/8/17 - MedExpress in talks to deliver morning-after pill by drone [Syrian Arab News Agency]
An online pharmacy is planning to use drones to deliver the morning-after pill and Viagra following successful UK trials. MedExpress has now filed an enquiry with The General Pharmaceutical Council. Managing director Dwayne DSouza said regulatory approval may take some time but the company hopes to launch the service as soon as possible.
9/7/17 - EPA to bring forward plastic bag restrictions
The Environment Protection Administration said that it will expand the categories of retailers prohibited from providing free plastic bags, starting from Jan. 1, 2018. EPA section chief Lai Ying-ying said that they decided to add seven more categories to the list including drugstores, cosmetic stores, medical equipment stores, electronic stores,...
9/7/17 - Ex-Rite Aid Stores chief executive to become CEO of GNC [Palestine News Network]
More than a year after GNC launched its search for a new CEO, the Pittsburgh- based vitamin and supplements retailer has found its new leader at long-time partner Rite Aid. He has been CEO of Rite Aid stores and president of Rite Aid Corp the past two years, first joining the Camp Hill drug store chain in 2008.. Next year marks 20 years since GNC f
9/6/17 - CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Puts Up Mobile Pharmacies To Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims
CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Pharmacy has revealed that it is providing general assistance as well as availing emergency pharmacy resources to Hurricane Harvey victims. Towards these relief efforts, the drug store chain has put up a mobile pharmacy outlet in Houston at the NRG Center. At this pop-up pharmacy evacuees can receive recommended vaccines,
9/6/17 - Decline in Pharmacy Customer Satisfaction Driven by Prescription Drug Costs, J.D. Power Finds
The U.S. pharmacy industry, perennially one of the highest-scoring industries measured by J.D. Power, experienced notable declines in overall customer satisfaction this year. According to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. 'Pharmacies have historically earned very high marks for customer satisfaction, so any significant year-over-year decline is cause for cl
9/5/17 - Decline in Pharmacy Customer Satisfaction Driven by Prescription Drug Costs, J.D. Power Finds
The U.S. pharmacy industry, perennially one of the highest-scoring industries measured by J.D. Power, experienced notable declines in overall customer satisfaction this year. According to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. "Pharmacies have historically earned very high marks for customer satisfaction, so any significant year-over-year decline is cause for
9/4/17 - Independent pharmacies focus on personal touch to remain relevant Independent pharmacies emphasize personal service as a way to compete with retail drugstore giants
Source: Virginia's Pharmacist Workforce: 2015, Virginia Department of Health Professions. To compete against the big drug store chains, Buford Road Pharmacy sells home health equipment and offers in-store fitting for custom order Dr. "Because there is not much margin in pharmacy retail sales of medications, that's why we have the home health depar
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