PANS News - Government
CPhA launched its federal election platform and issued a press release (below) calling on political parties and candidates to support our three policy priorities for Better Health, Better Care and Better Value.
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Here are the responses to the questionnaire sent to the three major political parties who are running in the 2013 Nova Scotia Election.
The August edition of The Pharmacist, the official newsletter of the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia, is now available.
It is a fully interactive newsletter. The first page serves as a Table of Contents. Just click on "more" under an article summary or click on one of the items under "Also in this Issue" to read the full story.
In this issue:
The province is implementing a drug information system to better protect the health of Nova Scotians. Pharmacists, doctors and other prescribers will be able to share information about the medications patients are taking. Click here to read more.
Earlier today, the Government of Nova Scotia proclaimed the new Fair Drug Prices Act and passed the associated regulations that will reduce the price of generic drugs to 45% of the associated brand drug effective tomorrow, July 1st. The same legislation will further reduce prices to 40% of brand on January 1st, 2012 and to 35% of brand on July 1st, 2012.
Cabinet also formally approved our new pharmacy tariff agreement. The new agreement will be effective from July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2014. The key terms of the agreement are as follows: