The pharmacy giant asked a judge to throw out charges that it had acted improperly during unexpected store closures and staffing shortages.
The allegations include untenable working conditions for pharmacists due to insufficient staff; medication and vaccination errors; stores losing track of controlled substances; and unexpected store closures without notice, leaving patients with no clear way to fill prescriptions for days at a time.
Licensing itself doesn’t have to be complicated or difficult to protect the public. Regulation must only go as far as is absolutely necessary to achieve that goal.
God help us and those who drive around in a pickup truck with a steel toolbox in the back.
Randy Felion, who has promoted bouts in Rutland County, helped organize an event Saturday despite a cease and desist order from the state earlier this summer.
Charles Simonds, who was the clinical director of the now-closed Maple Leaf Treatment Center in Underhill, was accused of professional misconduct with patients and staff.
Victoria Calogero, who is due in criminal court in White River Junction next month on criminal charges, agreed to a license suspension pending a hearing on the allegations against her.
Organizers say renewed enforcement of state Racing Commission safety rules could bring a halt to the popular fairground events.
A new rule set to take effect next month aims to make it easier for aspiring funeral directors to enter the field.
Vermont is one of only a handful of states that doesn’t require contractor registration or licensing.
The committee chose to uphold boards dedicated to libraries, state revenue forecasts, and law conferences. No such luck for horse racing, which hasn't occurred in Vermont in two decades.
The Vermont Realtors Association did not oppose the increases, saying the hikes put real estate licensing on par with the fees for other professions in Vermont.
New regulations will only provide marginal protection for consumers while increasing the state and professional bureaucracy's control over the built environment.
The proposal, aimed at young people and workers who are seeking a career change, is expected to be considered in the coming legislative session.