Tag Archives: Walgreens

One Million Moms Vs Walgreens

Via email from hate group leader Monica Cole: In a shocking policy announcement, Walgreens has now directed its stores to allow men full and unrestricted access to women’s restrooms in all of its 8,100 stores. On Nov. 17, 2017, Walgreens distributed this memo stating, “All individuals have a right to use restroom facilities that correspond to the individual’s gender identity, ...

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New York Attorney General: Many Herbal Supplements Don’t Contain Listed Plants

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman yesterday announced that an investigation by his office has revealed that 79% of tested herbal supplements sold in several major chains do not contain the plants listed on the labels. Via the Associated Press: GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreen Co. sold supplements that either couldn’t be verified to contain the labeled substance or that ...

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Petition To Walgreens: No More Tobacco

Earlier this month CVS announced that it would stop selling cigarettes, a move that will take a $2B chunk out of the company’s annual grosses, at least until they decide how to fill those shelves behind the chain’s few remaining staffed check-out stations. And now there’s a petition for Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain, to do the same. (Walgreens ...

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It’s National HIV Testing Day

Today Walgreens launches a two year partnership with the CDC during which the pharmacy giant will offer free onsite confidential HIV testing at two dozen (mostly) urban locations. “The goal of having the project at a pharmacy or at a retail clinic is really because of the ease of accessibility and the closeness to people’s homes,” Paul Weidle with the ...

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Morning View – Magic Fund

This morning I noticed that the Magic Johnson Foundation has an impulse purchase box at the Walgreens register where you can buy a $3 rubber bracelet in support of “prevention and early detection.” What, exactly, you are preventing and detecting is not revealed on the display box or on the front of the package. But yes, if you flip the ...

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Morning View – Candy Sale

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Walgreens Caves To Hate Group

The American Family Association is sending out triumphant emails declaring victory over Walgreens and their campaign to oppress religious liberty. The boycott is suspended, y’all! What, you didn’t know there WAS a boycott?

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Morning View – Key West Walgreens

I found this description of the funky building now housing Walgreens on Duval Street: The Strand Theater in Key West opened in the mid-1920s as a single screen movie house that sat 800 around people. The theater closed sometime in the early 1980s and reopened as a nightclub. It remained open as a few other nightclubs until it became a ...

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SF: GLBT Historical Society Inks Five Year Lease In New Castro Space

San Francisco’s GBLT Historical Society has negotiated a deal with Walgreens to take over a new space in the Castro for the next five years. The Bay Area Reporter’s Matthew Bajko reports: The deal calls for the historical society to take over two-thirds of a defunct coin-operated laundry on 18th Street while Walgreens will expand its specialty pharmacy next door ...

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Walgreens To Buy Duane Reade

Today Walgreens will announce its purchase of Duane Reade, the massive NYC-based drugstore chain with hundreds of outlets in the five boroughs. Walgreen, one of the nation’s biggest drugstore operators, said it would pay about $623 million for Duane Reade Holdings Inc. Including $457 million in debt held by Duane Reade, the transaction is valued at $1.08 billion. Duane Reade, ...

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