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Advocat i ng F orPhar macy E veryyearstudentpharmacistsfrom alloverFlorida gat heratt hes t at ecapi t alt or ai s eawar enes sandadvocat ef or phar macyl egi s l at i on.OnMar ch12t h,manyBr ot her st ookt het r i p f r om al loverF l or i dat oT al l ahas s ee.T hi soppor t uni t yal l owed Br ot her st omar kt hei rpr es enceass t udentphar maci s t sand ens ur et hatt hei rvoi ceswer ehear dr egar di ngcr i t i cali s s ues f aci ngt hepr of es s i on. L egi s l at i veDayspr ovi des t udentphar maci s t st heoppor t uni t y t obr i ngr el evantmat t er st ot heat t ent i onofl egi s l at or sdur i ngf l oor debat esandcommi t t eehear i ngsonbi l l sconcer ni ngheal t hcar e. St udentphar maci s t sar egi vent hechancet omeetf acet of ace wi t hi ndi vi duall egi s l at or st odi s cus spr es s i ngt opi csandi deasi n t hepr of es s i onofphar macy.I naddi t i on,s t udent sar eabl et opar t i ci pat ei nanext r avagantheal t hf ai ri nt heCapi t ol .T heheal t h f ai ri sopent ot hepubl i caswel lasmember soft heHous e.T he goaloft heheal t hf ai ri snotonl yt oal l ow phar macys t udent st o i nt er actwi t hl awmaker s ,butal s ot odemons t r at et hes copeand capabi l i t i esofphar maci s t sasheal t hcar epr of es s i onal s . T hi syear ’ sL egi s l at i veDayswer epar t i cul ar l yexci t i ngf ort he Br ot her sofEps i l onMubei ngt hatdur i ngt hef al loft hi syear , Br ot her sJ amesL oveandJ oelRi ver ai nt r oducedapet i t i ont o al l ow s t udentphar maci s t st oadmi ni s t ervacci nesundert he di r ects uper vi s i onofal i cens edphar maci s t .Wi t hef f or t st hr oughoutt heUFCol l egeofPhar macyandKappaPs i ,t hepet i t i on r ecei vedoverf i vehundr eds i gnat ur esf r om s t udentphar maci s t s , phar maci s t s ,nur s es ,andot hervar i ousheal t hcar epr of es s i onal s al lt hr oughoutt hes t at eofF l or i da.Asar es ul tofhi sef f or t s ,al ong wi t hBr ot herRi ver a,Br ot herL ovewasas kedt opr es entt hebi l l dur i ngL egi s l at i veDays .


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Final southeast province spring 2013 newsletter  

Spring 2013 Newsletter of the Southeast Province. Covers the beginning of January to the end of May. Thank you to all the Brothers that con...

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