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VirtualHealth Technologies, Inc. Appoints Former DEA Assistant Administrator to its Advisory Board

LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VirtualHealth Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VHGI) the owners of Veriscrip(TM), the nation's only proven Real-Time Prescription Monitoring System, announced today that it has appointed Anthony Bocchichio to its Advisory Board. Mr. ...

Wedgewood Pharmacy: U.S. Court of Appeals Vacates DEA Action

SWEDESBORO, N.J., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) 2006 revocation of Wedgewood Pharmacy's registration to dispense controlled substances. Wedgewood has been challenging the DEA...

Cardinal Health Receives DEA Order to Temporarily Cease Distribution of Controlled Substances from Auburn, Wash. Facility

DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health today announced that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will temporarily suspend its license to distribute controlled substances from its Auburn, Wash. distribution center effective Dec. 3. The company said the suspe...

AAPM statement on DEA ruling allowing multiple prescriptions for controlled substances

GLENVIEW, Ill. The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) supports todays Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) ruling, which allows multiple prescriptions for controlled substances when appropriate. This DEA Final Ruling, Issuance of Multiple Prescriptions for Schedule II Controlled Substances...

URL Pharma Acquires PharmPro Manufacturing Facility and Equipment

... today announced it has acquired the assets of PharmPro, a division of Fluid Air, Inc. The facility, located in Aurora, Illinois, is FDA inspected and dea (Drug Enforcement Agency) licensed. The acquisition expands the capacity and capabilities of URL Pharma's product development and manufacturing opera...

The Obesity Society Selects Executive Vice President

...ve as the Society's Executive Vice President. Ms. dea comes to The Obesity Society with an accomplished ...e to the mission of The Obesity Society." Ms. dea has worked since 2007 as principal and independent...ndation for Education (LIFE). In these roles, Ms. dea was responsible for coordinating a highly complex ...

DEA Will Play Hardball in Investigating Michael Jackson's Doctors

...2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "If recent reports of dea intervention are accurate, Michael Jackson's docto...r each count of conviction, the loss of his or her dea license to prescribe controlled substances, and si...vestigation into their practices, and may soon see dea agents at their doorsteps," said Mr. Mullin. ...

Record-Breaking Internet Pharmacy Prosecution Nets Millions for Iowa Law Enforcement

... $1,699,182.03 Cedar Rapids dea Drug Task Force $112,420.03 Be...s Enforcement $19,210.23 Des Moines dea Drug Task Force $2,264,758.59 ...que County Attorney's Office; Cedar Rapids dea Drug Task Force, consisting of members of the DEA,...

PRN Calls on Obama Lawyers to Stand Down in Their Drug War on Patients and Doctors

...tment of Justice has been prosecuting physicians at a frightening clip. The dea has charged some 400 doctors with violating Federal drug dealing laws within the context of their medical practices since 2003. While the dea was clearly proud of the figure when it released it to the Orlando Sentinel...

Waters Corporation Announces U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Acquires Waters ACQUITY UPLC System to Train Forensic Chemists in Drug Screening and Profiling

...llegal markets. For example, data collected by the dea from forensic laboratories about the regional use ...rivate forensic laboratories. Since 2004, the dea has applied Waters ACQUITY UltraPerformance LC(R) ...UPLC and UPLC/MS/MS analytical systems deployed at dea laboratories around the country. For more inf...

Halo Pharmaceutical Completes $14.6 Million in Financing from The Provident Bank

...ng capabilities include the ability to conduct aseptic semi solids manufacturing and filling, granulation, blending, tableting, coating and packaging. dea Schedule 2 to 5 products can also be manufactured and packaged. Halo also has related warehousing and distribution operations. Halo Pharmaceutical is ...

Halo Pharmaceutical Welcomes Dr. George Bobotas as Its Chief Scientific Officer

... asset is the site's capability to manufacture controlled substances (C2-C5) and an API manufacturing unit with an outstanding track record of meeting dea requirements. About Halo Pharmaceutical Halo Pharmaceutical, headquartered in Whippany, NJ, is a full-service, specialty pharmaceutical comp...

Church of Scientology Fighting Teen Drug Abuse

...RWEB) February 12, 2009 -- Statistics show a dangerous trend in prescription drug abuse, particularly among teens. In Arizona, the local office of the dea announced this week that Phoenix high school students abuse prescription drugs more than hard drugs like cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. Police ...

Halo Pharmaceutical Welcomes Al Rosenston as its Vice President, Business Development

... asset is the site's capability to manufacture controlled substances (C2-C5) and an API manufacturing unit with an outstanding track-record of meeting dea requirements. Al joined Halo on January 5, 2009, and can be reached at arosenston@halopharma.com " target="_new"> arosenston@halopharma.com ...

Twelve Indicted in Nationwide Anabolic Steroids Probe

...) Resident-Agent-in Charge, stated that, "the Mobile Resident Office of the dea remains committed to conducting investigations of high level drug distribut...f Alabama. With the support of our partner agencies here and numerous other dea entities we were able to conduct this investigation in many different state...

Rite Aid Corporation and Subsidiaries Agree to Pay $5 Million in Civil Penalties to Resolve Violations in Eight States of the Controlled Substances Act

...ce with all requirements of the CSA and applicable dea regulations and to prevent diversion of controlled...ing to information contained in the agreement, the dea conducted an investigation of 53 separate Rite Aid...acies in California, Rite Aid failed to notify the dea in a timely manner of significant thefts and losse...

Halo Pharmaceutical, Inc. Acquires Whippany Manufacturing Facility from Abbott

... asset is the site's capability to manufacture controlled substances (C2-C5) and an API manufacturing unit with an outstanding track-record of meeting dea requirements. "We are extremely excited about the acquisition of this outstanding facility," said Douglas Kollmorgen, President of Halo Pharmaceutica...

2009 Collaborative Practice Summit to Bring Together Health Care Leaders

...ent of Fusion Productions, a company that integrates design, production, and technology services for the meeting and incentives industry Don dea , co-founder of Fusion Productions Dr. Del Conyers, MPH , Senior Program Director, National Quality Forum (invited) Anne Jones , Dir...

PharMEDium Agreement as Novation's Contractor for Outsourced Compounded Pharmacy Preparations

...an 1,800 hospitals throughout the United States. The company complies with all applicable state laws and FDA regulations, including USP Chapter , and dea requirements. ...

Cardinal Health Reports First Quarter Results

...e business, growth in our Source Generics program and a resolution with the dea related to the distribution of controlled drugs," said George Barrett, Card...IONAL FIRST QUARTER AND RECENT HIGHLIGHTS: -- Reached agreements with the dea and seven U.S. Attorneys' Offices that resulted in reinstated licenses to d...

Physician Dispensing Wins In A Landslide Majority Of Enhancing Patient Experience

... physician's office. All medications are prepackaged and safety sealed at the factory in high-density polyethylene bottles in accordance with FDA and dea approved tamper resistant packaging and requirements. The service is specifically endorsed by the AMA and AAFP. Until recently, managing the proc...

National Family Partnership Designates October 27th 'Lock Your Meds' Day

...d visible commitment towards the creation of a drug-free America. The Red Ribbon Campaign was launched when drug traffickers in Mexico City murdered dea agent Kiki Camarena in 1985, thus beginning the continuing tradition of displaying Red Ribbons as a symbol of intolerance towards the use of drugs. Th...

Target America Exhibit Opens at the California Science Center October 2, 2008

...nvironmental harm, impaired worker performance, to funding terrorism," said dea Acting Administrator Michele M. Leonhart. "Understanding the far-reaching a...and treatment. Target America was developed in partnership with The AFFNA dea Museum Foundation, The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, The National ...

Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook

...ts to drive improvements in the business. And while we won't speculate on the ultimate outcome, we are in constructive settlement discussions with the dea and have recorded a reserve of $23.5 million in connection with those discussions. We have made good progress in enhancing our controls and are eager...

E-prescribing of Controlled Substances Moves Real-Time Prescription Drug Monitoring Toward Reality

...ed as medications that have the potential for abuse or addiction. Controlled substances account for between 10% and 13% of all U.S. prescriptions. The dea hopes to reduce prescription forgery by creating a "closed system of controls on controlled-substances dispensing." In a separate initiative the House...

DEA Marks 35th Anniversary

... To mark its 35th Anniversary, dea recently held a celebration at Bolling Air Force B...l war on the drug menace." At its outset, the dea had 1,470 Special Agents, a budget of less than $7...illion, and a presence in 31 countries. Today, the dea has 5,235 Special Agents, a budget of more than $2...

PharMEDium Introduces Innovative New Admixture Label Design

...pharmacists and staffed by certified technicians, the company complies with all applicable state laws and FDA regulations, including USP Chapter and dea requirements. Contact: Amy Langan, MEDIA INQUIRIES: Jon Ross, PharMEDium Director Ross Consulti...

PharMEDium Announces National Rollout of Electronic 222 Ordering Initiative

...ss associated with controlled substances ordering. dea requires a Form 222 for all orders of Schedule II ...n e-222 must obtain a digital certificate from the dea to participate, which typically takes 30 days from...s and FDA regulations, including USP Chapter and dea requirements. Contact: Amy Langan, ...

RNC RESPONSE TO OBAMA COMMENTS ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS

... Executive Branch. What other laws would Barack Obama direct federal agents not to enforce?" OBAMA ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAWS Obama Pledged To Stop dea Raids On Oregon Medical Marijuana: Obama Pledged To Stop The Drug Enforcement Administration's Raids On Oregon Medical Marijuana Growers. Willamette...

McKesson Corporation Agrees to Pay More Than $13 Million to Settle Claims That It Failed to Report Suspicious Sales of Prescription Medications

...tered distribution facilities, failed to report to dea suspicious sales of controlled substance pharmaceu...even though the orders were unusually large. Every dea registrant is required to report to dea any suspicious orders or the theft or significant ...

Use of Methamphetamine Among U.S. Workers and Job Applicants Drops 22 Percent in 2007 and Cocaine Use Slows Dramatically, Reports Quest Diagnostics

...west levels in years is further evidence of the tremendous success that law enforcement is having at impacting the nation's illicit drug supply," said dea Acting Administrator Michele M. Leonhart. "DEA will continue its relentless assault on the drug supply to help keep these dangerous drugs out of our n...

Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008

...aste including controlled substances. The Company is in the process of installing Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) approved equipment necessary to obtain dea certification for the disposal of controlled substances. The total cost of the incineration facility purchase, addition of the autoclave technology ...

Cardinal Health Reports Second Quarter Results, Revises EPS Outlook

... and are resolved to strengthen the business as we fix the issues that have hampered our performance. "We continue to engage in discussions with the dea to resolve matters affecting three of our pharmaceutical distribution centers regarding the diversion of controlled substances," Clark added. "More br...

Cardinal Health to Cease Distribution of Controlled Substances from Florida Facility

...and systems. The security of the pharmaceutical supply chain is core to our business and we are committed to the highest standards as we work with the dea to resolve this matter." Cardinal Health has been reviewing its controlled substance procedures, and as a result is implementing near- and long-term...

PharMEDium Announces Electronic 222 Ordering Initiative

...er forms, which take about 20 minutes to complete. dea processes about 5.5 million 222 forms yearly, but ...asting less than 20 seconds, according to the ODC. dea estimates that the average electronic 222 form cos...A regulations, including USP Chapter , as well as dea and cGMP Requirements. ...

PharMEDium Announces Availability of Pre-Filled Operating Room Perioperative Compounded Drugs

...sts and staffed by certified technicians, the company complies with all applicable state laws and FDA regulations, including USP Chapter , as well as dea and cGMP requirements. ...

Drew Carey Defends Medical Marijuana

... New Reason.tv video examines the war on drugs and dubious dea raids on legal medical marijuana dispensaries LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 /PRNews...f credible studies have demonstrated marijuana's medicinal benefits. "The dea is ignoring a large and growing body of evidence and needs to reschedule ma...

Doctor and Pharmacy Owner Plead Guilty in Internet Pharmacy Conspiracy

...tions, IRS-Criminal Investigations, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Postal Investigations Service. Special agents from San Francisco dea also provided substantial assistance to the investigation. Corbin Weiss, Senior Counsel for the Department of Justice's Computer Crime and Intellectua...

Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin

...the annual number of OxyContin prescriptions increased nearly 20-fold, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. In 2002, the dea said the drug caused 146 deaths and contributed to another 318. U.S. District Judge James Jones in Virginia placed the company on probation for f...

Shampoo Ingredient Interferes With Memory In Mice

...icine and associate dean for research in the School of Public Health said that the finding needs to be probed further. Previous research has looked at dea in terms of it being a carcinogen. "I don't believe any woman who's been using these products needs to have a sleepless night about having caused...
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