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2014 Report of the Task Force to Examine Strategies for Preventing and Reacting to Pharmacy Robberies and Thefts

May 25, 2014

Topics: Committee and Task Force Reports

The Task Force to Examine Strategies for Preventing and Reacting to Pharmacy Robberies and Thefts met October 22-23, 2014, at NABP Headquarters.

This task force was established in response to Resolution 110-2-14, Examine Strategies for Preventing and Reacting to Pharmacy Robberies and Thefts, which was passed by the NABP membership at the Association’s 110th Annual Meeting in May 2014.

Review of the Task Force Charge

Task force members reviewed their charge and accepted it as follows:

  1. Review actions taken by member boards to prevent the diversion of controlled substances by armed robberies and internal and external thefts as well as actions taken to mitigate potential harm to pharmacy personnel and the public.
  2. Review and, if necessary, recommend amending the minimum security standards for pharmacies found in the Model State Pharmacy Act and Model Rules of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (Model Act).

Read more in the full report (PDF).