Thursday, July 12, 2007

Protect medication like cash, says N.B. pharmacist

From CBC News:
People who take prescribed painkillers have to be careful not to draw attention to the drugs they are taking, a Sackville pharmacy owner said Wednesday.

George Murray, who is a past president of the Canadian Pharmacists Association, was reacting to an incident Monday in which a customer at Lawton's Drug Store on Elmwood Drive in Moncton was assaulted and had his narcotics stolen at gunpoint outside the pharmacy.

Murray said a person should take the same precautions with drugs as are followed when visiting a bank or using an automatic teller. ...more

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