Pharmaceutical http://kvpr.org en Pharmacy Bill Moves Forward In Legislature http://kvpr.org/post/pharmacy-bill-moves-forward-legislature <p>A new bill that would allow Californians to opt-out of mail order pharmaceutical programs advanced Friday in the Assembly Appropriations Committee. AB 2418 would also allow patients and pharmacists to synchronize the pickup of multiple medications.&nbsp;</p><p>The bill is a response to cost-savings efforts by many health insurance providers that have limited options for how patients receive their&nbsp;prescription drugs.</p><p>Jon Roth is the CEO of the California Pharmacists Association:</p> Sat, 24 May 2014 01:30:02 +0000 Joe Moore 33189 at http://kvpr.org Pharmacy Bill Moves Forward In Legislature Commentary: Reliance On Pharmaceutical Industry Should Be Questioned http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-reliance-pharmaceutical-industry-should-be-questioned <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last year, America’s pharmaceutical companies invested nearly $50 billion in research for new drugs, to treat diseases from hepatitis to depression. On this edition of The Moral Is, commentator Kaye Bonner Cummings says that despite those massive investments, new research is calling into question our reliance, or perhaps our over reliance, on prescription medication.</span></p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:10:00 +0000 Kaye Bonner Cummings 6193 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: Reliance On Pharmaceutical Industry Should Be Questioned