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May 31, 2018
Manitoba pharmacist named Canadian Pharmacist of the Year

Lengim Chen Ingram’s unique practice in diabetes management has improved the lives of thousands of Manitobans.

May 24, 2018
Pharmacists urge Senate to include more support for patients as they consider Bill C-45 to legalize cannabis

Pharmacists are asking the Senate to include more support for patients who use medical cannabis by ensuring that there is a clear differentiation between the recreational and medical cannabis streams.

May 3, 2018
Canadian Pharmacists Association partners with Pharmapod, invests in medication error reporting platform

Investment a commitment to improve patient safety through better medication error reporting.

May 3, 2018
New mandatory opioid warning stickers not sufficient to address prescription opioid misuse

Government of Canada announces regulations requiring new warning stickers and labels on all opioid prescriptions at all pharmacies in Canada.

April 18, 2018
CPhA welcomes Health Committee's contribution to pharmacare conversation

CPhA looks forward to future discussions to achieve shared goal of ensuring every Canadian has appropriate drug coverage.

March 28, 2018
Canadians recognize value of pharmacists; want more publicly funded health care services delivered at pharmacy

Survey shows continued high-level of trust in profession and the value pharmacists provide.

March 27, 2018
CPhA welcomes new measures to reduce barriers to opioid substitution treatment

CPhA is pleased with the announcement from the Federal Minister of Health, Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, that Health Canada will ease access to opioid substitution treatments methadone and diacetylmorphine.

February 28, 2018
CPhA encourages Canadians to "Think Pharmacists" this March during Pharmacist Awareness Month

March is Pharmacist Awareness Month in Canada, a month long period to celebrate the contributions that pharmacists make to our health care system.

February 27, 2018
Pharmacists support government commitment to improve drug coverage for Canadians

CPhA is pleased that the 2018 federal budget commits to looking at pharmacare options through the establishment of an Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare.

February 15, 2018
New practice resource: Medical cannabis evidence guide

The evidence guide provides pharmacists and other health care providers with a curated summary of the best available evidence of the use of medical cannabis and cannabinoids for a variety of indications.

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