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Alabama Pharmacist Saves Hostages From Gunman Who Fell Asleep During Robbery

An Alabama pharmacist told a man who took hostages he could have any drugs he wanted – then grabbed his gun and walked out of the building after he took the medications and fell asleep. Police say the situation began …

Express Scripts Tackles Physician-Dispensed Drug Costs Under Workers’ Compensation

Express Scripts, a nationwide prescription manager of more than a billion prescriptions each year, has created a new program to help workers’ compensation payers save money on medications. The new product is based on the findings of a pilot study …

New York Officials to Implement Pharmacy Safety Program

Officials on Long Island, N.Y., are implementing a program to safeguard pharmacies in the wake of several deadly robberies. The Suffolk County initiative consists of training police and pharmacy personnel, increasing Crime Stoppers reward for pharmacy arrests, and raising community …

Arkansas High Court: Pharmacy Not Liable for Prescription Drug Mix

The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that a pharmacist has no duty to warn a customer about a dangerous mix of prescription medicines or to inquire about physicians who prescribe them, in a case that involved …