Stories tagged: pharmacies
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
Several large pharmacy chains pulled Zantac after the FDA announced it had found small amounts of a cancer-causing chemical in the heartburn medication, but not all local pharmacies have followed …
Wed., May 16, 2018
If Walmart or CVS tried charging five times more than local grocers for bread, milk and bananas, their customers would promptly start buying locally. Yet a new report from the …
Thu., March 18, 2010
Walgreens has told Washington state officials that it will no longer fill prescriptions for new Medicaid patients as of April 16 because it isn’t being reimbursed enough by the state.
Mon., Oct. 19, 2009
Two Deer Park men have been identified as suspects in a pharmacy robbery police linked to a 20-year-old woman.
Thu., Sept. 10, 2009
The reward for information that helps capture a suspected two-time pharmacy robbery is now up to $2,000.
Wed., Sept. 2, 2009
OxyContin robberies in Washington have prompted an unprecedented response from one of the nation’s largest pharmacy chains. New time-delayed safes have been installed in Walgreens pharmacies across the state to …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2009
The company that makes OxyContin is offering a $1,000 reward for information that solves a Spokane pharmacy robbery Sunday.
Thu., Aug. 20, 2009
A 24-year-old convicted robber told a judge Thursday how he went from living with his girlfriend and their 7-year-old daughter to putting a knife to a man’s throat to get …
Mon., July 20, 2009
Two men burst into a Spokane woman’s apartment this morning and stole OxyContin and hydrocodone. A 54-year-old woman answered her apartment door about 5:45 a.m. in the 3100 block of …
Fri., May 15, 2009
Prescription drug crimes plaguing Art Tyrrell’s independent pharmacy spurred him to merge his operations with Safeway last month, ending the pharmacy’s run of nearly 100 years on South Perry Street. …