Indiana Pharmacists Alliance will be pushing both of your #PharmacyVoter YouTube videos to our 7,200 licensed pharmacists and students. These are excellent!

--Randy Hitchens, RPh, MBA, executive vice president, Indiana Pharmacists Alliance

Albertsons Companies hosted a highly successful NACDS RxIMPACT pharmacy tour on May 24 in Renton, Wash.
Highly Successful NACDS RxIMPACT Pharmacy Tour Showcases Pharmacy Value, Scope
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NACDS Foundation Assisting National Hepatitis Testing Push
"Momentum" - #PharmacyVoter Ad
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NACDS’ Second #PharmacyVoter Video Ad Urges Political Engagement to Build on Policy Progress
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NACDS Foundation Launches Online Messages for Puerto Rico Zika Prevention Campaign
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NACDS Total Store Expo Set to Look Ahead with “Vision 2027”

Finding the right balance between preserving access and preventing drug diversion is a difficult task, one that involves multiple groups...

--NACDS RxIMPACT advocate Ryan Swensen, Pharm.D., of Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC, in an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune about drug abuse prevention

NACDS’ TRICARE Advocacy Efforts Yield Results

As a result of advocacy by NACDS and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), the House Armed Services Committee did not include the administration’s proposal to increase TRICARE pharmacy copays.

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NACDS Foundation Launches Zika Prevention Campaign on Radio, Online in Puerto Rico
Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA, second from right) had an informative, hour-long tour of Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company, in Savannah, Ga., this week.
Rep. Buddy Carter Sees Pharmacy at Work During NACDS RxIMPACT Tour

Reducing the needless use of antibiotics will slow the emergence of antibiotic resistant...superbugs, which are among the most urgent public health threats of our time.

--Kathy Talkington, of the Pew Charitable Trust, on a report that found 30 percent of antibiotics prescribed are unecessary

NACDS Advocate Honored with Prestigious Award

A member of NACDS’ advocacy base, former Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), was honored with the Bryce Harlow Business Government Relations Award on April 27. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) praised Lincoln in his introductory comments, and the video tributes to her at the ceremony included congratulatory remarks from former President Bill Clinton, a fellow Arkansan.

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Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-WV, center) participated in an NACDS RxIMPACT pharmacy tour of Fruth Pharmacy and the new Pleasant Valley Clinic in Point Pleasant, W.V., with NACDS Board member Lynne Fruth (second from left), president and chairman of the board of Fruth Pharmacy, and other healthcare community leaders on May 2.
NACDS Board Member Lynne Fruth, President and Chairman of the Board of Fruth Pharmacy, Hosts Pharmacy Tour for Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-WV)