PPLA - The Pharmaceutical Literature Association; We're fighting to keep medication information on paper - for patient health and safety


Read the latest developments on the effort to retain access to vital information about your medicines.

08.03.15 IT, EHR go dark at 13-hospital system -- All IT systems went dark, "including clinical, revenue cycle, e-mail, word programs and other applications" -- Healthcare IT News

12.22.14 Letter from The Honorable Susan M. Collins, Senator from Maine, to US Food & Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg

12.17.14 Joint Letter from The PPLA and American Forest & Paper Association to the US Food & Drug Administration and the Office of Information & Regulatory Affairs

11.16.14 There's Still Something Special About Paper Syndicated article published in The Buffalo News

04.04.14 National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Letter urges government agencies to suspend plans to issue the pending proposed regulation “Electronic Distribution of Prescribing Information for Human Prescription Drugs Including Biological Products”

03.03.14 Consumers need low-tech options for essential services Appeared in the hard copy of the San Francisco Chronicle under the title: "Making services paperless leaves far too many behind"

08.02.13 Klicker: Ensure quality by keeping printed pharmaceutical instructions – Kane County Chronicle

08.02.13 Another Voice: Congress should preserve medication inserts – The Buffalo News

07.29.13 Medication info: The internet is not enough – StarTribune

07.16.13 PPLA Says GAO Report on E-Labeling Supports Argument Against House Bill – PMPNews.com

06.24.13 Cincinnati Printing Jobs are at Risk – Cincinnati Business Courier

06.05.13 Reading the fine print: Finch Paper Co. irked by plans to ditch prescription papers – PostStar.com

06.03.13 Opponents: Switching to Electronic Drug Info Could Imperil Maine Paper Jobs – Maine Public Broadcasting Network

06.03.13 Governor Calls on Congress to Reject Legislation that puts 600 Northern Maine Jobs at Risk – Maine.gov

06.03.13 Finch fears paper cut from Congress – The Business Review

06.03.13 Finch Paper opposes paperless provision in drug tracking bill – Capitol Confidential

06.03.13 Anti-fraud bill opposed – Finch TimesUnion.com