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DEA agent says recent indictments should be warning to drug distributors, pharmacists – WCPO

According to the article:

“A federal agent tells WCPO that others passing prescription drugs and adding to the opioid crisis should take it as warning.

“We’re going to come after you. If we can do it, we’re going to do it,” said Mauricio Jimenez, DEA assistant special agent in charge.

Jimenez said the Drug Enforcement Administration is cracking down on pharmaceuticals distributors and pharmacists it believes are breaking the law … “

Source article:  DEA agent says recent indictments should be warning to drug distributors, pharmacists – WCPO


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Heavy Phone Call Volume at Board Office

Heavy Phone Call Volume at The California State Board of Pharmacy Office

According to an email sent by the Board (dated July 22, 2019):

“The Board of Pharmacy is currently experiencing heavy call volume. If you are not able to reach staff by phone, please email us. Visit the Contact Us page on the board’s website, www.pharmacy.ca.gov., for an email address related to your concern.

The board’s main phone number is (916) 518-3100. Staff is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Thank you for your patience and understanding.”


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California Designated Representative Online Training Courses – The Largest Selection

SkillsPlus International Inc. offers the largest collection of California Designated training courses approved by the California State Board of Pharmacy

We have separate courses specifically crafted for each of the following personal license types:

  1. Drug/device wholesalers
  2. Third-party logistics providers (3PL)
  3. Reverse distributors

We offer the only Board-approved California Designated Representative training course for reverse distributors.

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DHL Supply Chain Invests $150 Million to Expand Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Distribution Network in the U.S. – PRweb.com

“DHL Supply Chain, the Americas leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, is expanding its pharmaceutical and medical device distribution network by 40 percent this year with an investment of $150 million. With the ultimate goal of bringing critical healthcare products closer to trade partners and patients, DHL Supply Chain plans for nine new sites by the end of 2019. The investment includes costs to invest in new buildings and technology, as well as the fit-out and start-up of new or expanded operations.”

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Expect Possible Delays With The California State Board of Pharmacy

Plan ahead.

If you have license renewals coming up, or you’re planning to submit license applications, try to get ahead of possible delays in the June-July 2019 timeframe, due to:

  • the end of the fiscal year (end of June 2019)
  • a Board office move July 2019

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Theft and Sabotage in the Supply Chain is Big Business – HealthcarePackaging.com

“Supply chain theft is estimated at $35-40 billion per year in the US, and today’s threats to the commercial supply chain are different than those of the past. Logistics companies are perfect targets, and those that aren’t aware of the changes are more likely to fall prey.”

“Brandman discussed why theft-related loss is getting worse, and said that the value of the product plus a low risk factor, lax security and an inadequate criminal justice system equals high gain, low risk. Plus, says Brandman, the internet combined with small parcel delivery service make it easy to distribute stolen goods. Thieves – often internal – who work together can result in significant loss to the company.”

Read the full article:  Theft and Sabotage in the Supply Chain is Big Business – HealthcarePackaging.com


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The Growing Trend of PBM Track-And-Trace Audits – Frier Levitt

The Growing Trend of PBM Track-And-Trace Audits – Frier Levitt

“Pharmacies are being asked [to] provide transaction history, transaction information, and transaction statement, and to maintain such records for not less than six years after the transaction.”

“Pharmacies are expected to ensure that wholesalers provide the aforementioned information at the time of purchase or be in a position to provide this information at the time of a request. Such requests are being made despite pharmacies having purchased from duly, licensed, and verifiable wholesalers.”

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Pharmacists must sign, receive drugs delivered to pharmacy by wholesaler – The Script

To be in full compliance with pharmacy law, refer to Business and Professions Code (BPC) section 4059.5(a), which states:

“Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, dangerous drugs or dangerous devices may only be ordered by an entity licensed by the board and shall be delivered to the licensed premises and signed for and received by a pharmacist.” (Emphasis added.)

Read the full article:  Pharmacists must sign, receive drugs delivered to pharmacy by wholesaler – The Script (March 2019 page 9)


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