1-19-2010

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EDWARDSVILLE PHARMACIST AND PHARMACY PLEAD GUILTY TO MISBRANDING DRUGS

 

According to States Attorney Courtney Cox, Ted S. Thalmann, age 46, owner of The Medicine Shoppe of Edwardsville, pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of misbranding a drug.  The corporation pled guilty to a felony charge of misbranding a drug.  Charging documents indicate that prescription drugs were repackaged from the manufacturer's original stock bottle and placed into blister packs, labeled with incorrect expiration dates, and supplied to area nursing homes, from March 2007 through March 2008.  Sentencing is scheduled for May 14, 2010.  Thalmann faces a maximum sentence of one year imprisonment, one year supervised release, and a fine of $100,000. 


SCIGA MEETS

 

At the last South Central Illinois Growth Alliance meeting, Kristine Jarden of the Entrepreneurship Center of SIUE presented information on developing entrepreneur mentoring programs and peer networking to encourage new businesses.  Five businesses have been started recently by persons who have been laid off or who were expecting a layoff. Reports to the alliance included; the Army Corps of Engineers expanding bike trails around Carlyle Lake, Salem hosting the World Dart Championship in January, and Kaskaskia College dedicating the newly constructed tennis courts and soccer field.

 


 

 

NEW LAW ON LOW SPEED VEHICLES

 

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White reminds owners of low speed vehicles that as of January 1, a new law is in effect that requires the vehicles to be titled and registered with the Secretary of State's office. The cost to title a low speed vehicle will be $30.00 and the registration will cost $19.00.


BOND COUNTY VICTIM/WITNESS PROGRAM

 

The Bond County State's Attorney's office prosecutor-based victim/witness program released their quarterly report recently.  The program helped a total of 31 new victims between Oct. 1 and December 31, 2009.  Victims of assault, battery and abuse are among those who received help. 



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