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.Pharmacy TLD Featured in Interview With Neustar

Carmen A. Catizone, MS, RPh, DPh, NABP executive director/secretary, discussed the .pharmacy domain name and its benefits for the domain name industry, registrants, and public health during an interview with Neustar, a company that provides top-level domain (TLD) registry services.

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2015-2016 Report of the Committee on Law Enforcement/Legislation

Topics: Committee and task force reports

Introduction:

The Committee on Law Enforcement/Legislation met January 20 and 21, 2016, at Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel, Rosemont, IL.

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ACPE Installs New Board Members for 2016-2022 Term of Service

The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) has announced the installation of the new ACPE Board of Directors for the 2016 to 2022 term of service.

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New Research Shows PDMPs Associated With Reduction in Opioid Overdose Deaths

State prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) were connected to the prevention of nearly one opioid-related overdose death every two hours on average nationwide, reports a new study led by Vanderbilt University. 

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Pharmacists Most Trusted Group in Health Care, According to Survey

Pharmacists were rated as the most trusted health care providers, according to a new consumer health survey.

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NABP Seeks Qualified Nominee to Fill District 6 Executive Committee Member Position

NABP seeks nominations for a member or administrative officer to fill the District 6 representative position on the NABP Executive Committee.

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US IP Rights Coordinator Advocates .Pharmacy TLD as Means of Protecting Consumers

During a recent United States Senate Committee hearing, Bruce Foucart, assistant director of the US National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center, advocated the .pharmacy Top-Level Domain (TLD) as a means of protecting consumer well-being.

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New York Governor Signs Comprehensive Legislative Package to Address Heroin and Opioid Crisis

As part of the 2016 legislative session, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a comprehensive package of legislation to combat the heroin and opioid crisis in the state of New York. 

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North Carolina and Texas Sign Legislation to Make Naloxone More Accessible to Patients

New legislation in North Carolina and Texas make naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug, more accessible to patients.

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ASOP Global and FSMB Offer CE Program About Rogue Internet Pharmacies and Risks to Patient Safety

Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP) – Global, along with the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), is offering a free continuing education (CE) program for pharmacists, physicians, and other health care providers that focuses on illegal online drug sales. 

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Delaware Law Requires ID to Buy Certain Cough Medicines

A new Delaware law restricts the sale of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines containing dextromethorphan (DXM) to those aged 18 and older.

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