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January 19, 2021
Pharmacy CEO: Prescription drug prices likely to increase by Q2

Bahamians can expect to pay more for critical prescription medication by spring, now that major pharmaceutical companies hiked prices at the start of 2021. US-based research firm 3 Axis Advisors released data earlier this year showing that drugmakers including Pfizer Inc., Sanofi SA and GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) planned to raise prices on more than 300 ...
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January 24, 2023
New Pharmacy is Now Open on Paradise Island in The Bahamas

A rapidly growing development around the top superyacht marina in The Bahamas has expanded its amenities again with the opening of a pharmacy right on Paradise Island.

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January 17, 2023
Price control margins for pharmacies end today

The price control margins agreed to between the government and pharmacists to bring economic relief to Bahamians purchasing medications fall away as of today. Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association President Shantia McBride confirmed that individual pharmacies will now provide their own economic relief to customers as they see fit. In November, after weeks at loggerheads, pharmacists and ...
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November 05, 2022
PHA Pharmacies Resume Regular Hours

Effective immediately, the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) pharmacies, have resumed regular hours of operation.

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November 04, 2022
Pharmacies were closed 'to protect businesses from facing penalties'

THE Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association's president has sought to clarify the motive behind some pharmacies closing this week, saying it was not a slight to the government but to protect the businesses from facing penalties for failing to implement the new regulations.

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November 04, 2022
Attorney General: Decision to close pharmacies misguided

ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder said officials believe some pharmacies' decision to close earlier this week was "misguided".

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November 03, 2022
Darville: Pharmacies were consulted

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville insisted yesterday that the government consulted with pharmacies before implementing changes to its price control regime, calling assertions from the opposition that the government did not do so "untrue."

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November 02, 2022
Public: Closing pharmacies was selfish

RESIDENTS called yesterday's closure of several private pharmacies a selfish act leaving them in jeopardy.

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November 02, 2022
Chamber throws support behind grocers, pharmacies, tourism stakeholders

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers' Confederation (BCCEC) yesterday threw its support behind retail grocers, pharmacies and tourism stakeholders that have recently spoken out against the new price control measures, the increase in the minimum wage on January 1, and substantial Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) rate hikes. Chamber Chairperson Khrystle Rutherford-Ferguson said these pres...

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November 02, 2022
GOVT WILL TALK TO PHARMACIES: Shut down has ended - for now

ECONOMIC Affairs Minister Michael Halkitis yesterday insisted the government will not reverse its decision to enforce new price control regulations despite the "unexpected" shutdown action taken by pharmacies yesterday.

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