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The Canadian Drug Issue

Information for Pharmacists and Patients

Drug importation is currently an area of concern for both pharmacists and their patients. The following link, $$Link,http://www.ohiopharmacists.org/pdf_files/DrugImportation.pdf, Drug Importation Articles$$, includes two printable articles in PDF file format (460KB) that will be of interest to both pharmacists and your customers. The first article is entitled "What Pharmacists Should Know About Drug Importation" and includes topics such as understanding the regulations, concerns and the need for pharmacist oversight. The second article, which is geared toward patient information, is entitled "What You Need to Know About Prescription Drug Importation" and includes an explanation of what drug importation is, as well as why drug importation is such a concern and the potential problems with imported drugs. These articles are provided with the permission of the American Pharmacists Association. Please feel free to print and copy this information and give it to the appropriate patients.

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November 4, 2018
8:00AM-4:45PM

2018 OPA Midyear Meeting - Sharpen Your Professional Skills

Makoy Center, 5462 Center Street, Hilliard, Ohio 43026

November 16, 2018
3:00PM

Live Webinar: Required OSHA Training for Immunizing Pharmacists

December 4, 2018
8:30AM-5:00PM

Pharmacist Legislative Day 2018

April 12-14, 2019

141st OPA Annual Conference & Trade Show

Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH

April 3-5, 2020

142nd OPA Annual Conference & Trade Show (Tentative)

Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH