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June 3, 2024

As of June 1, 2024, changes to PPP-66 Policy Guide: Buprenorphine/Naloxone Maintenance Treatment, specifically Principle 5.1.1 and 5.1.4 under section ‘5.0 Responding to Buprenorphine/Naloxone Dosing Issues’ will come into effect to reflect the most recent changes to the BC Centre on Substance Use...

April 9, 2024

The College of Pharmacists of British Columbia (CPBC) is inviting registered pharmacy professionals to complete a survey to help us better understand workplace pressures or directives that may challenge their professional integrity by asking them to practice in ways that do not align with...

April 2, 2024

The College of Pharmacists of British Columbia (College) takes the use of inappropriate prescription incentives very seriously and is committed to working with all levels of government and public safety authorities to put an end to it.

March 14, 2024

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THE COLLEGE OF PHARMACISTS OF BC (CPBC) IS CURRENTLY SEEKING PHARMACISTS, PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO SERVE ON TWO OF OUR VOLUNTEER-DRIVEN COMMITTEES.

February 7, 2024

The Ministry of Health has acted to address the recreational use of buccal nicotine pouch products among youth. Effective February 7, 2024, these products will only be available behind the pharmacy counter and require consultation with a pharmacist before purchase, in order to prevent their misuse and inform buyers about the associated health risks.

January 10, 2024

Planned maintenance to the College’s website will take place from 12:00 PM on February 2, 2024 until 8:30 AM on February 5, 2024

During this period, eServices (which includes registration, renewals, Practice Review and PDAP portals) and Find a Pharmacy or Registrant on the College’s website will be unavailable .