Wednesday, June 27, 2012

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Online pharmacy pioneer denied bail in U.S.

Canadian online pharmacy pioneer denied bail in U.S. - Manitoba - CBC News:

"The current charges relate to a 2005 seizure of drugs shipped by Mediplan Pharmacy, which Strempler founded. It is also known as RxNorth.com.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration claimed many of the drugs promoted as Canadian actually came from other countries.

An FDA investigation was launched in 2006 after the agency advised consumers against purchasing several prescription drugs from Mediplan.

At the time, Strempler called the FDA warning a tactic designed to prevent uninsured Americans from obtaining prescription drugs from outside the U.S.

He also claimed his company regularly tested the drugs and declared them safe and reliable."

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Strempler's lawyers had asked that he be released on bail and placed under house arrest in Miami.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

New 2012 CA Rx Law - Security Prescription Forms for Controlled Substances

Updated December 15, 2017

You might have also been looking for this, recently emailed out in a Nov 28, 2017 subscriber alert by the CA BOP.

"Background:

California Health and Safety Code section 11162.1 contains 14 elements that must appear on California Security Forms, the forms used to prescribe controlled substances in California*.  These elements were first enacted in 2003 when the triplicate prescription form was discontinued.  The law also requires that California Security Forms must be printed by CA Department of Justice licensed printers.  In 2006, the law was amended again to make several changes that took effect in January 2007.  Finally legislation enacted in 2011 required that the California Security Forms in use must be fully compliant with all requirements of the Health and Safety Code by July 1, 2012.

Here is a link to the required elements in the Health and Safety Code (go to page 357):  http://www.pharmacy.ca.gov/laws_regs/lawbook.pdf

In recent years, the board has continued to identify noncompliant California Security Forms in use that have been filled by California pharmacies, in violation of the Health and Safety Code requirements.  The board’s response upon identification of noncompliant forms having been used to dispense controlled drugs is to educate the licensee, and to cite and fine the pharmacy/pharmacists involved. Typically the licensing board for the prescriber is advised as well. 

Recently some pharmacies have begun to refuse to fill prescriptions written on noncompliant forms where item 11162.1(a)(10) is not fully compliant with the required elements.  One of these elements is “ Check boxes shall be printed on the form so that the prescriber may indicate the number of refills ordered.”  There are also additional elements missing on some forms, including lack of a watermark on the reverse of the form.   

The board recently has received complaints from patients or prescribers whose patients have been denied medication from the pharmacy because of the noncompliant forms.

Interim Solutions
  • Prescribers and dispensers need to become familiar with the 14 required elements of the security prescription  forms.
  • Prescribers with noncompliant forms should reorder compliant forms from a DOJ-licensed security printer.
  • Prescribers with noncompliant forms should consider using e-prescribing for controlled substances."

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This was just sent out by the California State Board of Pharmacy.  It's important enough, that you should stop to read this, and make sure your policies and procedures are in compliance with the new laws.

According to the Board:

This is a reminder about a new law taking effect July 1, 2012 regarding the required elements for security forms for controlled substances:

Effective January 1, 2012, security prescription forms for controlled substances must include the preprinted address of the prescriber (Health and Safety Code section 11162.1). Security prescription forms that do not have the preprinted address of the prescriber can be dispensed by the pharmacist until July 1, 2012. Prescription forms not in compliance are invalid and cannot be accepted on or after July 1, 2012.

Additionally, licensed health care facilities or clinics exempt under Section 1206 (those having 25 or more licensed physicians or surgeons preprinted on the form) are not required to preprint the category of licensure and license number of their facility or clinic (Health and Safety Code 11162.1[c][2]).

View all changes in Pharmacy Law that took effect in 2012 by using this link: http://www.pharmacy.ca.gov/laws_regs/new_laws.pdf

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Monday, June 4, 2012

CA Board of Pharmacy - June 12, 2012 Mtg - e-Pedigree Agenda Item

Updated 7/11/2012:

CA Board of Pharmacy archived webcast of this meeting:
Board of Pharmacy Enforcement Committee Public Meeting - June 12, 2012

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Here's the e-Pedigree agenda item.

California Board of Pharmacy - Enforcement Committee and E‐Pedigree Public Meetings - June 12, 2012 Agenda

II. Discussion on the Implementation of California’s Electronic Pedigree Requirements for Prescription Medication

a. Discussion about the Presence of Counterfeit Avastin and Altuzan in California Physician Offices and Clinics
b. Dysfunction In California’s Supply of Prescription Medication Discovered During Board of Pharmacy Investigations
c. Board of Pharmacy’s Letters to Federal Representatives and Senators on Elements Needed in any Proposal for Federal Legislation
d. Colloquy from Senators Enzi and Harkin in Support of Retaining Protections in California Law in Future Federal Requirements for Tracking Prescription Medications Through Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
e. Presentations and Questions from the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain on Their Readiness to Meet California’s Staggered E‐Pedigree Implementation Schedule 1. Robert Celeste, Director, Healthcare, GS1 US 2. Other Companies, Associations and Other Entities Wishing to Address the Committee on E‐Pedigree Issues
f. General Discussion
g. Discussion and Possible Action to Develop Regulation Requirements Specifying a Unique Identification Number for Prescription Medication Pursuant to California’s E‐Pedigree Requirements
h. Discussion and Possible Action to Develop “Grandfathering” Provisions for Non‐Pedigreed Dangerous Drugs Pursuant to Section 4163.2 of the Business and Professions Code
i. Discussion concerning Elements for Inference as Provided by California Business and Professions Code Section 4163.3
j. Closing Comments

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