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Valeant Facing Criminal Probe Over Pharmacy

Federal prosecutors are supposedly investigating Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. to determine if the drug manufacturer defrauded insurers by concealing its connection to a mail-order...

Saskatchewan Cracking Down on Health Privacy Breaches

Saskatchewan is taking steps to protect health information records by cracking down on privacy breaches to stop snooping and abandonment of records the found...

Health Minister: The Answers to Canada’s Opioid Crisis May Remain in its Origins

Why is it that both Canada and the U.S. have the world’s largest opioid users? This has always been a mystery, but Health Minister...

Pharmacist Investigated After Dispensing Error Puts Woman in Hospital

A New Zealand pharmacist is being investigated after a woman was given the wrong medication that put her in a hospital.The woman had a...

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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...