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March 4, 2013

Board temporarily suspends pharmacist license of Esther Chinedozi Amaka (pdf)

Board temporarily suspends pharmacy license of Express RX Pharmacy, Pharmacy License #27759 (pdf)

On March 4, 2013, the Applications for Temporary Suspension of the pharmacy license of Express RX Pharmacy, Pharmacy License #27759, of Denton, Texas, and the pharmacist license of Esther Chinedozi Amaka, Pharmacist License #39677, of Arlington, Texas, were granted in that the evidence and information indicated that Express RX Pharmacy and Ms. Amaka are a continuing threat to the public welfare.  The Board Disciplinary Panel adopted the Agreed Temporary Suspension Orders and suspended Express RX Pharmacy’s pharmacy license and Ms. Amaka’s pharmacist license accordingly.  The suspensions were based on evidence that Respondents failed to operate the pharmacy at its licensed location, stored controlled substances and dangerous drugs at a location other than the licensed pharmacy, purchased and dispensed of controlled substances and dangerous drugs during a period of time after the closure of the pharmacy, and conducted pharmacy operations from Ms. Amaka’s home after the closure of the pharmacy, and evidence of audit shortages of controlled substances.  The orders of suspension shall remain in effect until superseded by subsequent orders of the Board.

December 12, 2012

Board temporarily suspends pharmacist license of Esther H. Cohen, R.Ph. (pdf)

Board temporarily suspends pharmacy license of Medicine Shoppe, #17595 (pdf)

On December 12, 2012, the Applications for the Temporary Suspension of the pharmacy license of Medicine Shoppe, Pharmacy License #17595, of Houston and the pharmacist license of Esther H. Cohen, Pharmacist License #22159, of Houston, Texas, were granted in that the evidence and information indicated that Medicine Shoppe and Ms. Cohen are a continuing threat to the public welfare.  The Board Disciplinary Panel adopted the proposed Agreed Temporary Suspension Orders and suspended Medicine Shoppe’s pharmacy license and Esther H. Cohen’s pharmacist license accordingly.  The suspension was based on evidence that Ms. Cohen, as owner and pharmacist-in-charge of the Medicine Shoppe, allowed a pharmacy technician to operate the pharmacy with no pharmacist present and to dispense and deliver prescriptions while no pharmacist was present at the pharmacy.  The orders of suspension shall remain in effect until superseded by subsequent orders of the Board.

November 26, 2012

Board temporarily suspends pharmacist license of Richard Demond Broussard

On November 26, 2012, the Application for the Temporary Suspension of the pharmacist license of Richard Demond Broussard, Pharmacist License #39584, of Dallas, was granted in that evidence and information indicated that the Respondent is a continuing threat to the public welfare.  The Board Disciplinary Panel adopted the staff’s proposed Temporary Suspension Order and suspended Respondent’s pharmacist license accordingly.  The Orders of Suspension shall remain in effect until superseded by a subsequent Order of the Board.  Records on file at TSBP are available under the Texas Public Information Act with the exception of any records relating to an impaired pharmacist as such records are confidential under §§564.002 and 564.003 of the Texas Pharmacy Act.

January 26, 2012

On January 26, 2012, the Application s for Temporary Suspension of the pharmacy license of Jovic Pharmacy, Inc., Pharmacy License #26402, of Humble, Texas, and the pharmacist license of Joy A. Abolo, Pharmacist License #41322, of Humble, Texas, were granted in that the evidence and information indicated that Jovic Pharmacy and Ms. Abolo are a continuing threat to the public welfare based on the following:

The Board Disciplinary Panel adopted the proposed Temporary Suspension Orders and suspended Respondents’ pharmacist license and pharmacy licenses accordingly. The orders of suspension shall remain in effect until superseded by subsequent orders of the Board.

December 1, 2011

Board temporarily suspends pharmacist license of Joy P. Coleman-Looney, R.Ph. (pdf)

August 3, 2011

May 9, 2011