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Pharmacies juggle state regulations for non-prescription naloxone

June 3, 2016  |  Mike McCue
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For pharmacy chains, behind-the-counter naloxone dispensing entails working closely with state regulators to ensure compliance and collaborating with prescribers.

Opioid coalition backed by big names

June 2, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose is backed in part by three pharmaceutical companies, and it aims to advocate for opioid-related legislation and adequate federal funding.

Anthem funnels high-risk patients to single pharmacy site

June 1, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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With gaps in prescription drug monitoring databases potentially being exploited, the Pharmacy Home Program for Anthem health plans limits high-risk members’ drug coverage to a single location.

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