Real-time codeine monitoring granted last minute reprieve

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After a turbulent 24 hours, MedsASSIST, the real-time codeine monitoring system used in 70% of Australian pharmacies, has been granted a last minute reprieve.

The Pharmacy Guild announced on Wednesday that the system it set up a year agoin an ultimately failed bid to convince regulators that over-the-counter codeine could be dispensed safely