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July 4, 2019
1 in 4 medical cannabis users say it's now harder to access cannabis since recreational legalization

According to a recent survey jointly commissioned by Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana, the Arthritis Society and the Canadian Pharmacists Association, access issues are just one of the unintended consequences of recreational cannabis legalization affecting medical cannabis patients.

June 12, 2019
CPhA calls on governments to make timely and practical decisions to improve drug coverage for Canadians

In response to the report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, CPhA calls upon the federal government to work toward the implementation of timely and practical solutions that enhance coverage and expand access.

May 29, 2019
Saskatchewan pharmacist who specializes in HIV treatment and prevention named Canadian Pharmacist of the Year

A Regina pharmacist who specializes in HIV treatment and prevention and who also operates the only pharmacist-led pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) clinic in Canada has been named the 2019 Canadian Pharmacist of the Year by the Canadian Pharmacists Association.

March 28, 2019
As Canada's aging population strains health care system, Canadians eye pharmacists as potential solution

A new survey says Canadians regard the challenge of Canada’s aging population as a more serious issue than the rising cost of housing, climate change, income inequality or balancing the deficit, and they believe pharmacists should play a bigger role in sustaining a high-quality health care system.

March 19, 2019
CPhA welcomes federal budget commitments for further collaboration on key health issues

The Canadian Pharmacists Association welcomes many of the measures announced in the 2019 federal budget, including the important commitment to collaborate with health stakeholders, specifically on national pharmacare and a new national drug agency.

February 28, 2019
American and Canadian pharmacist associations warn that drug importation policies could put patients at risk

The American Pharmacists Association and Canadian Pharmacists Association have issued a joint statement opposing U.S. federal legislation authorizing personal and commercial importation of prescription drugs from Canada.

February 25, 2019
Glen Doucet appointed CEO of the Canadian Pharmacists Association

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Pharmacists Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Glen Doucet, Interim CEO and Vice-President Professional and Public Affairs, as the Association’s next permanent CEO, effective immediately.

February 12, 2019
Medical cannabis – New dosing practice tool

New practice tool to help pharmacists support patients on appropriate and individualized titration and administration of medical cannabis.

January 29, 2019
Bell Let's Talk: Join the conversation

Join the conversation on January 30, 2019 to help end the stigma surrounding mental illness and help raise money for mental health initiatives in Canada.

January 9, 2019
Pharmacists release principles to guide pay for performance pharmacy programs in Canada

Guiding principles outline pharmacy’s perspective on key elements that future pay for performance programs should follow.

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