Reported cases involved child pornography, inappropriate contact, indecent exposure, and drug diversion.
Some pharmacists may engage in inappropriate behaviors with patients that result in disciplinary actions.
In several states, licensed pharmacists are now allowed to dispense medical marijuana.
Oregon is the first state to allow pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraceptives directly to women.
A pharmacy must report the theft or significant loss of controlled substances to the DEA within one business day.
This ruling is the latest in a series of judgments on whether religious believers can opt out of providing services.
Two cases, set 20 years apart, see the responsibility of pharmacies very differently.
As these cases illustrate, exposing Medicare fraud may have monetary and emotional consequences for the whistleblower.
Can a pharmacy be so far removed from the medication delivery system that it is immune from any legal responsibility?
Does the pharmacist’s duty of care extend to warning patients about the possible adverse effects of nonprescription drugs?