Monday, June 18, 2007

Pharmacists to appeal court ruling allowing cold remedies back in grocery stores

From CanadaEast:
The Ontario College of Pharmacists will appeal a court ruling that allows grocery stores to restock their shelves with cold remedies containing a key ingredient used to make crystal meth.

Independent grocery retailers across the province hailed the Ontario Superior Court decision last week that lets them once again sell Contac C, Claritin, Benadryl and other medications that contain ephedrine and pseudoephedrine.

The college says it has reviewed the decision and has decided to appeal.

College spokeswoman Sue Rawlinson says their notice of motion was being prepared and would likely be filed Tuesday. ...more

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