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Consternation, alarm after 1,400 California pharmacy exam scores cancelled over leaked answers

For many pharmacist candidates, it was the last step on the road to a pharmacy license. But unfortunately, when thousands of people took the California Practice Standards and Jurisprudence Standards in late July, a problem arose.

Allegations that more than 100 questions, along with answers, had been exposed online in advance, surfaced and proved correct. The state Board of Pharmacy was faced with a difficult choice.

The board launched an investigation about the alleged leak and announced that exam scores would not be released. While . . .

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