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Category Archives: Pharmacist License

Vaccine

Pharmacist’s License Suspended for Ruining COVID Vaccine

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Many Americans are clamoring for the COVID-19 vaccine. People of all ages and in all states are hoping to be one of the first to get their vaccine so they can protect their health and not get the deadly virus. However, there has been a shortage of the vaccine and the fact that a… Read More »

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Pharmacist Facing Charges for Helping Patient Commit Suicide

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Pharmacists are in charge of filling medications. Because they are in contact with so many drugs, they need to be ethical with their usage. They cannot substitute other medications, use these prescriptions for personal use or advise patients on how to kill themselves. While this may seem obvious, some pharmacists bypass these laws and… Read More »

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Pharmacist Faces Prison Time for Tampering With Drugs

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

While it’s legal to use medications that are prescribed to you, using drugs that belong to someone else is a serious crime. If you are a pharmacist who is accused of taking drugs from patients, you could lose your professional license and face jail time. This is the case for a pharmacist in Connecticut…. Read More »

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Florida Pharmacy Worker Stole Drugs So “Cousin” Wouldn’t Rob the Store

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Why do people steal things? There are many reasons. Some people really need the item and can’t afford it. In some cases, people steal for the fun of it. They may get an adrenaline rush from doing so. They might steal something of value to sell it and get money. Sometimes people steal things… Read More »

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Florida Pharmacy Tech’s License Suspended After Stealing Pills

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Pharmacists have a huge responsibility. They must ensure that prescriptions are filled properly. They must also be honest with the medications they have in their inventory. Pharmacists have access to a wide variety of drugs, including opioids and other addictive pills. If they take these drugs for their own use, they can face serious… Read More »

Opioids

Pharmacist Arrested for Opioid Scheme

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

The United States is going through a serious drug crisis. Not only are Americans dying from overdoses caused by illegal drug use, but also prescription drug use. A major contributor to these fatalities is opioid overdoses. Approximately 130 people die from opioid overdoses in the United States every day. Opioids include Vicodin, OxyContin, morphine,… Read More »

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Pharmacy Tech Charged With Felony Drug Theft

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

People often worry about illegal drug use, but prescription drugs can be just as bad. Opioid use is on the rise. In fact, it has become an epidemic in the United States. Every day, more than 130 people die from opioid overdose. Opioids are highly addictive. It is not uncommon for even those in… Read More »

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How to Lose Your Pharmacy License

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

There are more than 20,000 pharmacists in Florida. While most of them have spotless records, some of them have faced administrative actions during their careers. Some may have even faced pharmacist license suspension and revocation. Some pharmacists lose their license for seemingly minor oversights, such as failing to renew their licenses in a timely… Read More »