Pres Obama farewell to Holder

I just watched Pres Obama’s announcing AG Holder’s resignation and he touted all Holder’s accomplishments during his nearly 6 years… BIG ACTIONS on civil rights violations… voting rights… Native Americans, Gay community… and on and on… The only CIVIL RIGHTS  violations that weren’t mentioned.. is those of the Americans with Disability Act… but then the […]

War on Drugs GENESIS… BIGOTRY ?

Harrison Narcotics Tax Act http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_Narcotics_Tax_Act From the article: “An Act To provide for the registration of, with collectors of internal revenue, and to impose a special tax on all persons who produce, import, manufacture, compound, deal in, dispense, sell, distribute, or give away opium or coca leaves, their salts, derivatives, or preparations, and for other […]

Electronic Medical Records are going to save money ?

Your medical record is worth more to hackers than your credit card http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/24/us-cybersecurity-hospitals-idUSKCN0HJ21I20140924?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews From the article: Your medical information is worth 10 times more than your credit card number on the black market. Last month, the FBI warned healthcare providers to guard against cyber attacks after one of the largest U.S. hospital operators, Community Health […]

Is the JIG UP ?

This appear on a facebook page… Is the DEA lying to this pt… or is bureaucrats going to take him/her serious if she calls the state and complains… this pt is in Florida … but.. I would presume that there are similar bureaucratic agencies in each state … Is lying to pts UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT ? […]

Corresponding responsibilty USED AGAIN !

Feds raid Trivillian’s Pharmacy, in Kanawha City http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20140924/GZ01/140929631/1101 From the article: Sworn statements made by police to obtain search warrants, which would include what agents are looking for, are sealed until warrants are executed and, sometimes, until investigations are completed. Trivillian’s Pharmacy and the apartments above it are owned by pharmacist Paula Butterfield, who has […]

CVS HEALTH and ILLEGAL in the same article !

Congresswoman Speier Discovers CVS Illegally Charged 11,000 Women for Contraceptives http://speier.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1550:congresswoman-speier-discovers-cvs-illegally-charged-11-000-women-for-contraceptives&catid=20&Itemid=14 From the article: Congresswomen Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo Counties) received a letter today from Sol J. Ross, Head of Federal Affairs of CVS Health, in response to her September 9th letter to CEO Larry J. Merlo calling on CVS Health to correct an […]

So it is ILLEGAL… so what ?

Untreated Chronic Pain Violates International Law http://bigthink.com/focal-point/untreated-chronic-pain-violates-international-law From the article: “The poor availability of pain treatment is both perplexing and inexcusable. Pain causes terrible suffering yet the medications to treat it are cheap, safe, effective and generally straightforward to administer. Furthermore, international law obliges countries to make adequate pain medications available. Over the last twenty […]

A colleague needs your help !

I received this email from a fellow Pharmacist. What this Pharmacist did… during a slow period… went to an adjacent room to the pharmacy… to take an employer mandatory video training session. That was two years ago, when according to this Pharmacist, the practice act permitted such… Now the BOP is taking this Pharmacist license […]

The real epidemic OPIOPHOBIA

Punishing the 98% for fear of what the other 2 % will do… BUT.. that 2% will find something to abuse regardless what is done or not done

The “crooks” among us ?

DEA searching for evidence in NorCal pain pill thefts Pharmacy board: ‘Incredible’ street value for hydrocodone  http://www.kcra.com/news/dea-searching-for-evidence-in-norcal-pain-pill-thefts/28196440#ixzz3EBXjbJPD http://www.kcra.com/news/local-news/news-sacramento/dea-searching-for-evidence-in-norcal-pain-pill-thefts/28196440 From the article: U.S. Magistrate Judge Carolyn Delaney signed an inspection warrant last week, allowing Drug Enforcement Agency investigators to comb through records at the CVS Pharmacy located on West Main Street in Ripon, California It is […]

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