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February 12, 2013
February 12, 2013
A story in last Thursday’s Washington Post, “Compounding pharmacies have been linked to death, illnesses and safety failures for years,”investigated...
Facilities have role in health care system; nationwide effort to better regulate compounding pharmacy under way
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February 01, 2013
February 03, 2013
Pharmacists may soon have less say over their profession under proposed compounding pharmacy legislation filed by Gov. Deval Patrick of...
Bill limits pharmacists to only 4 of 11 members, instead of 6
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January 29, 2013
January 29, 2013
  Addressing FDA’s proposed regulatory framework for pharmacy compounding and the role for state and federal oversight, APhA has submitted a comment...
Comment letter follows agency’s intergovernmental meeting
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January 01, 2013
December 28, 2012
State-related actions on compounding pharmacy In the wake of the tragic and deadly fungal meningitis outbreak, emergency regulations were...
State-related actions on compounding; profile of Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS)
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December 21, 2012
December 21, 2012
  Just over 5 months after the first symptoms were reported in what turned out to be a fatal multistate fungal meningitis outbreak, a preliminary...
NEJM assesses scope of incident so far; NEJM, JAMA release related editorials
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December 11, 2012
December 11, 2012
  The House Energy & Commerce Committee sent a letter to the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) requesting documents and...
IACP says New York Times article ‘contains significant errors in fact’
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December 11, 2012
December 11, 2012
  The International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) recently recommended changes in state pharmacy practice acts to ensure that states...
Suggested changes to state pharmacy practice acts focus on three key areas
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December 11, 2012
December 11, 2012
Patients who may have received tainted steroid injections from the New England Compounding Center (NECC) now face a new danger, as health...
Nearly 200 cases of spinal epidural abscess and arachnoiditis reported in 12 states.
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December 03, 2012
December 03, 2012
  In the wake of the fungal meningitis outbreak, emergency regulations have been implemented in Massachusetts and Florida, rules have been changed...
IACP will recommend state-level fixes on Thursday; FDA holding public meeting on state, federal roles on December 19
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December 01, 2012
November 30, 2012
With Obama’s reelection, ACA implementation proceeds After the November 6 elections, pharmacists now know that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is here...
ACA implementation; Congress to tackle compounding
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