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Mon 26 Feb 18

Cannabis claims challenge


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CLAIMS that medical cannabis use has reduced opioid overdose deaths in the United States (PD Friday) have been challenged by a University of Queensland (UQ) drug abuse expert.


Mon 26 Feb 18

Beauty Prescription bash


PRICELINE Pharmacy transformed Sydney's Randwick Racecourse into a spectacular health and beauty playground last week at its annual 'Beauty Prescription' signature event where around 200 guests gained insights into the latest trends in new products.


Fri 23 Feb 18

New $35m global Ego HQ


FEDERAL Minister for Health Greg Hunt officially opened Ego Pharmaceuticals' new $35m global headquarters in Dandenong South yesterday.


Fri 23 Feb 18

Blackmores profit up 20%


BLACKMORES has reported overall group revenue was boosted 9% to $287m for the six months to 31 Dec primarily from "consistent sales growth with improved profitability" and resulting in net profit after tax for shareholders at $34m, up 20% on the previous corresponding period (PD Breaking News yesterday).


Fri 23 Feb 18

MCC on cautionary RACP


AUSTRALIA'S peak medical cannabis industry group, the Medical Cannabis Council (MCC), today said the Royal Australian College of Physicians' (RACP) reticence towards medical cannabis "disregards patient and international experience".


Thu 22 Feb 18

‘War’ not ‘jaw’ over code


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IN AN unflinchingly direct letter to the Department of Health First Assistant Secretary Ross Hawkins, Friends of Science advocate and public health protagonist Associate Professor Ken Harvey of Monash University has called for "respect and constructive outcomes".


Thu 22 Feb 18

Community pharmacy tick


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THE Australian "tried and trusted community pharmacy model" received a shot in the arm with the passage through Federal Parliament last week of amendments that removed the sunset clause on the Pharmacy Location Rules (PD 14 Feb), Pharmacy Guild of Australia executive director David Quilty writes.


Wed 21 Feb 18

CW nets major partnership


AUSTRALIAN pharmacy discount retail group Chemist Warehouse has again linked with Beach Netball ("It's netball, but not as you know it") as a major partner and is gearing up to support the upcoming 2018 series across the country.


Wed 21 Feb 18

EBOS H1 earnings up 15.6%


ASX-LISTED marketer, wholesaler and distributor of healthcare, medical and pharmaceutical products EBOS, has announced a record interim unaudited net profit of $76.7m for the six months to 31 Dec 2017, with EBITDA up 15.6% and net profit after tax up 11.5%.


Wed 21 Feb 18

Gabapentinoid abuse up


THE US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is actively looking into the potential misuse and abuse of gabapentinoids, a class of drugs that includes Pfizer's Neurontin (gabapentin) and Lyrica (pregabalin), which have been approved to treat a number of conditions such as postherpetic neuralgia, fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain.




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