Pharmacy and Medicines Law in Ireland

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Peter B. Weedle, Leonie Clarke
Pharmaceutical Press, 2011 - Medical - 354 pages
Opening with a detailed account of the historical development of Irish pharmacy and medicines law, this practical textbook covers all aspects of current pharmacy and medicines law in Ireland, including the landmark Pharmacy Act of 2007. The following topics are also covered: the regulations and rules that accompany the Pharmacy Act 2007; prescription and control of supply of medicines; Misuse of Drugs Acts and Regulations; manufacturing and wholesaling medicines; advertising of medicinal products; veterinary medicines legislation; Poisons Act and Regulations; the pharmacy disciplinary system; liability of pharmacists in negligence and defective products; and sources of Irish law. This useful resource is essential reading for Irish pharmacists in community and hospital pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland, pharmacy students and those coming to practise in Ireland from other countries. It will also be a valuable reference source for lawyers, public servants and anyone else who wants to know more about the regulatory framework for pharmacists and medicinal products in Ireland.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Sources of Irish law
5
3 Historical development of medicines and pharmacy law
11
4 Placing medicines on the market
25
5 Manufacturing and wholesaling of medicines
53
6 Advertising of medicines
67
7 Prescription and control of supply of medicines
81
8 Misuse of Drugs Acts and Regulations
119
10 Veterinary medicines
183
11 Methylated spirits legislation
207
12 The Pharmacy Act
211
13 Pharmacy Act regulations and rules
255
14 The pharmacy disciplinary system
263
15 Liability of community pharmacists in negligence and for defective products
309
List of statutes
335
Index
338

9 Poisons Act and Regulations
153

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