Colin Van Ostern http://nhpr.org en Pharmacy Board: Planned Parenthood Can Dispense Drugs http://nhpr.org/post/pharmacy-board-planned-parenthood-can-dispense-drugs <p>Today the New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy renewed Planned Parenthood’s license to distribute prescription drugs. The decision comes despite a complaint brought by a New Hampshire Pro-Life Group.</p><p>New Hampshire Right to Life <a href="http://www.unionleader.com/article/20120808/NEWS06/708089905">submitted a complaint </a>last spring claiming that Planned Parenthood of Northern New England could not dispense prescription drugs without a contract with the state.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 20:57:42 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 13223 at http://nhpr.org Pharmacy Board: Planned Parenthood Can Dispense Drugs Van Ostern and Burns Win Executive Council Primaries http://nhpr.org/post/van-ostern-and-burns-win-executive-council-primaries <p>Colin Van Ostern won the Democratic nomination for the District 2 chair on the Executive Council.&nbsp; The district includes the Concord area, and stretches from Vermont to the coast.<br>&nbsp;<br>He beat opponent John Shea, who held a seat on the Council from 2006 to 2010.</p><p>Van Ostern says the Council’s decision last June to cut funding to Planned Parenthood spurred him to run.&nbsp; But he made his campaign about the economy.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 05:37:52 +0000 Jonathan Lynch 12739 at http://nhpr.org