rx alert

 August 14, 2014    

Connect with CPhA

Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter View our profile on LinkedIn 

Member Benefits &
Important Links 

  

Update Your  Profile or Renew Your Membership 

 

Sign Up for Monthly Membership Dues   

 

Full List of Member Benefits 

 

CPhA/Mercer Insurance Program  

 

California Pharmacist Journal - Digital Issue

 

CPhA Career Center  

 

CPh-PAC 

 

Pharmacy Defense Fund of California  

 

California State Board of Pharmacy 

 

Board of Pharmacy Law Book 

 

CPhA Current Legislation  

 

FDA Recalls 

 

About CPhA

Since its establishment in 1869, the California Pharmacists Association continues as the largest state association in the nation representing pharmacists. CPhA's membership covers the entire spectrum of pharmacy practice settings and includes student pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. The Association's vision is echoed by all CPhA members: A unified pharmacy profession, recognized as preeminent in patient care.

 

Contact Information:

www.cpha.com

ceo@cpha.com

(916) 779-1400 phone

(916) 779-1401 fax

 

CPhA's Naloxone Access Bill Heads to Governor

 

The California Legislature this morning took final action with the State Assembly's unanimous vote to pass AB 1535 (Bloom) and send the bill to Governor Jerry Brown.  AB 1535 is CPhA's bill to expand access to naloxone hydrochloride by allowing pharmacists to furnish the medication under a statewide protocol.  Giving pharmacists this authority significantly helps efforts to increase distribution of naloxone, an opioid overdose prevention measure recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Justice, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and many other mental health, substance abuse, and public safety experts.

 

To send an electronic message to Governor Brown asking him to sign AB 1535 into law, click here.