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  • Independent pharmacies see some hope

    Boston Globe - 05/07/2017

    After more than 60 years, the drugstore, which in 1976 was one of about 2,500 independent pharmacies in the state, had become the latest casualty in a three-decade decimation by chain drugstores.

    Still, there are signs the tide may be turning, albeit slowly. According to Todd Brown, executive director of the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association and a pharmacy professor at Northeastern University, over the past several years the state pharmacy board has reported a 2 to 3 percent annual increase in the number of licenses issued to independent pharmacies.

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