Category Archives: Board of Pharmacy

Oregon dentists become first in U.S. to be able to give all vaccines

Oregon is the first state in the country to allow dentists to administer vaccines to patients. In a year marked with heated debate about the state’s involvement in boosting vaccination rates, the bill was quietly passed and signed into law with little fanfare. Source: Oregon dentists become first in U.S. to be able to give […]
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Oregon Becomes 1st State To Allow Dentists To Offer Any Vaccine

Oregon just became the first state in the nation to allow dentists to offer any vaccination to a patient. Source: Oregon Becomes 1st State To Allow Dentists To Offer Any Vaccine

Child’s diabetes scare leads to Oregon bill allowing emergency refills of insulin

A Senate bill would let pharmacists prescribe and dispense refills of insulin and diabetes supplies in emergency situations and require reimbursement. Source: Child’s diabetes scare leads to Oregon bill allowing emergency refills of insulin

Newly FDA-approved flu drug arrives at some Portland pharmacies

 For the first time in 20 years, the FDA has approved a new flu medication and it’s available in our area. Source: Newly FDA-approved flu drug arrives at some Portland pharmacies | KATU

Oregon AG Rosenblum accuses OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma of deceptive marketing in new lawsuit

Purdue Pharma targeted Oregon seniors in a deceptive marketing campaign for the opioid painkiller OxyContin and lied to the Oregon Board to Pharmacy to boost its profits, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum alleged in a lawsuit filed Thursday. Source: Oregon AG Rosenblum accuses OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma of deceptive marketing in new lawsuit – Portland Business […]
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Oregon AG again sues maker of OxyContin

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum on Thursday sued Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, claiming it has been falsely and deceptively marketing its opioid drug in Oregon since an earlier agreement not to do so more than a decade ago. Source: Oregon AG again sues maker of OxyContin – KTVZ

Kratom-related Salmonella outbreak hits Oregon

Eight cases of kratom-related Salmonella have hit Oregon, including one case in Marion County and one case in Polk County. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on April 5 that a total of 132 people in 38 states were infected with Salmonella after consuming kratom since January 2017. Source: Kratom-related Salmonella outbreak hits […]
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