Ohio pharmacy board reverses ban on hydroxychloroquine after GOP gov’s request

Ohio pharmacy board reverses ban on hydroxychloroquine after GOP gov’s request
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[Ed. – Notice reference in headline to fact of Ohio’s governor being a Republican? This is part of the Left’s rules on journalism when it comes to writing about chloroquine or anything Donald Trump has approved of. More here.]

The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy has changed course on its ban of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine as coronavirus treatments following the governor’s urging to do so.

Beginning Thursday, pharmacies, clinics and other medical institutions were to be prohibited from dispensing or selling the drugs to treat COVID-19, according to regulations issued by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy. They could still be used in clinical trials, said Cameron McNamee, director of policy and communications for the board.

That regulation change has since been pulled back by the board though. Instead, the board now plans to re-examine the issue with the assistance of the State Medical Board of Ohio, clinical experts, and other stakeholders to determine its next steps, according to an announcement.

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