Written by a well-respected Canadian community pharmacist and lawyer, this resource explains the underlying principles and doctrines of law within the legal system as they apply to the practice of pharmacy. It includes all of the latest case law, full legislation, jurisdictional comparison charts of practice in pharmacy and much more.
Through clear and concise explanations, you'll gain insight into:
- Professional liability, counseling liability and prescription-error liability
- Intellectual property–patents and generic drugs
- Drug regulations that dictate day-to-day professional practices–both provincial pharmacy statutes and federal schedules to the Food and Drugs Act and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
- Provincial legislation dealing with the collection, use and disclosure of personal health information
- Licensing and disciplining of the profession
- Internet pharmacy
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