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Quebec Pharmacies Running out of Critical Heart Medication

Approximately 8,000 Quebec cardiac patients are at risk of ending up in the hospital emergency room as a result of a shortage of a...

Edmonton Pharmacist Convicted for Wrongful Access of Patients’ Private Health Information

An Edmonton pharmacist plead guilty for wrongful access of private health information of over 100 patients while working at Covenant Health.According to the Office...

Ontario Pharmacies Will Lose $400 Per Month From ODB Cutbacks

Starting tomorrow, Ontario pharmacies will witness additional revenue cutbacks as the provincial government seeks to recover a $35 million shortfall in potential savings during...

Manitoba Caps Pharmacy Dispensing Fees at $30

Effective August 18, Manitoba introduced a cap on dispensing fees. Pharmacies will now only be able to charge provincial drug programs up to $30 per prescription,...

Lack of Transparency Around Ties Between Pharmaceutical Industry and MDs

Unlike Canada, countries such as the United States, Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Denmark, and many other European nations, the public can easily...
Imodium Abuse

Drug Abusers Resorting to the Use of Imodium to Self-treat Opioid Withdrawal

Imodium is a commonly known and used over-the-counter medication available at pharmacies across Canada to treat diarrhea, but there are fatal ways people are...
Mental Health Issues

Whole Health Pharmacy Partners and #SickNotWeak Work Together to Address Mental Health Needs of...

A new partnership between Whole Health Pharmacy Partners and #SickNotWeak is aimed at addressing mental health concerns of Canadian pharmacy patients.The initiative is geared...

Doctors Nova Scotia Claim 18 is Too Young to Smoke Pot

The head of Doctors Nova Scotia, Dr. Michelle Dow, is lobbying against allowing those aged 18 to have legal access to marijuana.Dow is speaking...

International Tropical Medicine Inaccessible to Canadian Patients

Drug makers refuse to make certain globally-available drugs accessible within Canada because the “market is too small” for them to make a profit.Doctor’s argue...

Pharmacists Plead with Government to Expand Drug Addiction Treatment

New Brunswick Pharmacists are calling on the government to dedicate more resources to address the drug addiction epidemic within the province in light of...

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Calgary Pharmacist Charged with Theft of 33,000 Opioid Tablets from Okotoks Pharmacy

A 52-year-old Calgary pharmacist has been charged with “a significant amount of narcotics had been diverted” from a Safeway pharmacy in Okotoks, said...

Ottawa Pharmacist Convicted of Fentanyl Trafficking

An Ottawa pharmacist was found guilty of trafficking fentanyl. The case against pharmacist Waseem Shaheen first began in October 2014 when he faked a...

Quebec Pharmacies Running out of Critical Heart Medication

Approximately 8,000 Quebec cardiac patients are at risk of ending up in the hospital emergency room as a result of a shortage of a...