People Are Stealing Alli, The OTC Weight Loss Drug

Walmart blog “Behind the Counter” has some interesting anecdotal evidence to present to the internet: People are stealing the new weight-loss drug, Alli, like crazy. BTC wants his Walmart to lock up the drug, but they refuse…claiming that they’ll lose sales if people can only buy it during pharmacy hours.

BTC says that the starter packs cost $68 at Walmart and, “Every day we find about 4 of them ripped open and the pills stolen.”

That’s too bad, because we’re sure the box that the thieves left behind contains a warning about how Alli makes you crap your pants. We hope the Alli thieves never make it on to COPS. We just don’t want to see that. Uh, not that we watch COPS or anything.

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