Pharmacy Law

March 17, 2017

The DEA Changes Its Mind on Kratom

When the DEA announced that it would temporarily reclassify kratom as a Schedule I drug, it caused a public backlash.

December 16, 2016

Legal Aspects of Biosimilars

The recent introduction of biosimilars into the U.S. market creates the need for an understanding of FDA and state regulations.

October 14, 2016

Lethal High: Acetyl Fentanyl

New psychoactive substances such as acetyl fentanyl pose significant regulatory challenges at both the federal and the state level.

August 18, 2016

Sexual Misconduct by Pharmacists Part 2: An Examination of Cases

Reported cases involved child pornography, inappropriate contact, indecent exposure, and drug diversion.

June 16, 2016

Sexual Misconduct by Pharmacists Part 1: Background

Some pharmacists may engage in inappropriate behaviors with patients that result in disciplinary actions.

April 14, 2016

Dispensing Cannabis

In several states, licensed pharmacists are now allowed to dispense medical marijuana.

February 17, 2016

Pharmacists Prescribing Birth Control

Oregon is the first state to allow pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraceptives directly to women.

December 14, 2015

DEA Form 106 and Loss of Controlled Substances

A pharmacy must report the theft or significant loss of controlled substances to the DEA within one business day.

October 16, 2015

State May Regulate Dispensing of Emergency Contraception

This ruling is the latest in a series of judgments on whether religious believers can opt out of providing services.

August 18, 2015

Drug Addicts Suing Pharmacists

Two cases, set 20 years apart, see the responsibility of pharmacies very differently.