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Pharmacy law again target of proposed ballot measure

May 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Backers of a proposed ballot measure that would change North Dakota’s pharmacy ownership law to open the door to national retail pharmacies such as Wal-Mart and Walgreens hope to collect the necessary signatures in time to get the meas…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sterling Drug to purchase Worthington’s GuidePoint Pharmacy

May 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Sterling Drug will purchase GuidePoint Pharmacy­ Worthington on June 7, with all GuidePoint customers being transferred to Sterling Worthington as of June 9.

Letters describing the sale, and the planned transition of customer p…continue reading on dglobe.com

New GuidePoint pharmacy opens in Slayton

July 7, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

SLAYTON From her first day as a pharmacy technician, Chelsey Carlson knew she wanted to return to her hometown of Slayton. Continue Reading

GuidePoint Pharmacy to open new store in Fulda

October 9, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Fulda-area residents will have the option of picking up their prescriptions closer to home beginning early next year. Continue Reading

Legislators struggle with new rules for certifying pharmacy technicians

December 21, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Legislators reviewing the state Board of Pharmacy’s proposed new system for certifying technicians decided Tuesday to let the rules take effect but refused to endorse them. Continue Reading

SD pharmacy techs could face competency rules

November 8, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The ways that prescription drugs are dispensed in South Dakota changed a lot during the past decade.
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Last locally owned pharmacy closes doors today

September 21, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The last locally owned pharmacy in Mitchell will close its doors today.
The Medicine Shoppe has been sold to Walgreens and is closing after nearly two decades of providing prescriptions to its clients. The two pharmacists, Medicine Shoppe owner Jim Buechler and Krista Wright, will take jobs with Walgreens, as will delivery workers.
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Sneezing or freezing? Many Dickinson allergy sufferers miserable past few weeks and may not let up until first freeze

August 9, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

At work, on the street and at home, there is plenty of coughing, sneezing and sniffling.
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BISMARCK (AP) — Opponents of North Dakota’s pharmacy ownership restrictions are making another attempt to have them repealed by voters, almost a year after a previous initiative campaign was scuttled by legal problems.

July 6, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Opponents of North Dakota’s pharmacy ownership restrictions are making another attempt to have them repealed by voters, almost a year after a previous initiative campaign was scuttled by legal problems.
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OUR OPINION — Ease rules on owning pharmacies

February 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

In modern America, where the benefits of competition are so obvious and the drawbacks of monopoly power are so clear, protectionist policies have become harder and harder to justify. Continue Reading