The American Society for Pharmacy Law (ASPL) is the organization of attorneys, pharmacists, pharmacist-attorneys and students of pharmacy or law who are interested in the law as it applies to pharmacy, pharmacists, wholesalers, manufacturers, state and federal government and other interested parties.
ASPL is a nonprofit organization with the purposes of:
- Furthering knowledge in the law related to pharmacists, pharmacies, the provision of pharmaceutical care, the manufacturing and distribution of drugs, and other food, drug, and medical device policy issues;
- Communicating accurate legal educational information; and
- Providing educational opportunities for pharmacists, attorneys, and others who are interested in pharmacy law
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ASPL DPLXXV Seminar, Indian Wells, California
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October 17, 2014
Michigan passes pharmacy technician licensing law effective December 22
The Michigan legislature passed Public Act 285 on September 23, which for the first time requires licensure of pharmacy technicians who may perform any of the following functions: assist in the dispensing process; handle transfer of prescriptions (except controlled substances); compound drugs; prepare or mix IV drugs for injection into a human patient; contacting prescribers for drug order clarification (cannot include drug regimen review or clinical or therapeutic interpretation); or receiving verbal orders for prescription drugs (except for controlled substances). The Act takes effect on December 22, 2014.