August 11, 2020

Introducing the Malmberg Award — and your chance to nominate someone

Created this year by the APC Board of Directors to honor long-time compounding advocates George and Lucy Malmberg, APC is proud to announce a call for nominations for the the inaugural George & Lucy Malmberg APC Advocacy Champion Award.
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August 9, 2020

A compounder in Congress!

Compounding pharmacist (and APC member) Diana Harshbarger is almost certain to be elected to Congress this November.
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August 7, 2020

cBHT Coalition emerges in wake of NASEM report

The coalition is dedicated to demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of compounded bioidentical hormone therapy and preserving its place as a treatment option for millions of Americans.

It will do that through a combination of advocacy, communications, and presentation of compelling scientific data. The goal: a regulatory framework in which cBHT remains a viable, accessible treatment option for patients.
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Two pharmacy students scored a couple of great scholarships from the foundation

Congratulations to the first winners of the new Pharmacy Compounding Foundation and Pharmacists Mutual Compounding Scholarship!
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August 5, 2020

503B bulk: What’s in? What’s out? Who tells the story?

Finally! Guess what, 503B pharmacies? The FDA is — after half a decade — considering updating the bulk drug substances list, and it wants your input.
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August 4, 2020

ACT NOW: Tell your representatives to sign onto the letter to FDA

Three members of Congress — Ted Yoho (R-FL, also a veterinarian), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ) — have written a “Dear Colleague” letter to their peers, asking for signatures on a letter to FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn. They want Hahn to withdraw GFI #256. Contact your member of Congress and ask them to contact Norcross, Pocan, or Yoho to sign this letter.
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Don’t miss the Midwest Compound Conference

Don’t forget: APC and the Ohio Pharmacists Association have joined forces for the Compound Conference — part of the Midwest Independent Pharmacy Expo, October 3 and 4 in Columbus, Ohio or virtually. It’s two conferences in one: Oct 3 is for indy pharmacists, and Oct 4 is just for compounders. Register for one or both!