Earlier this summer, the Drug Enforcement Agency slapped Walgreens with a substantial $80 million settlement over allegations that the drugstore chain had allowed an ocean of prescription painkillers to hit the black market in Florida. Now, between revelations from the local police and uncovered DEA documents, the public is finally getting an idea of just how bad the problem was, and how much Walgreens turned a blind eye to illegal activity at its stores. [More]
Our TV shows, magazines, and outdoor spaces are already inundated with ads and marketing for prescription medications, so why shouldn’t we be able to get them from a vending machine?
As if America weren’t globular enough already, now you can get fat off sleeping pills.