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.
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California Board of Pharmacy adopts position statement encouraging pharmacies not to sell tobacco products.
On According to a news release, the California Board of Pharmacy adopted the following statement at its meeting on October 29:
“The California State Board of Pharmacy recognizes that pharmacists are health care providers and pharmacies are in the business of improving customer health; therefore the board recommends that pharmacies and chain stores that include pharmacies eliminate the sale of tobacco, e-cigarettes and tobacco products, as these products are known to cause cancer, heart disease, lung disease and other health problems.” [http://www.pharmacy.ca.gov/about/tobacco.shtml]