The gun-toting thugs suspected of holding up two family-run pharmacies in San Francisco last week were hunting for oxycodone pills, a prescription drug that fetches top dollar on the streets, police said Thursday.
The Police Department has released video surveillance footage of the broad-daylight stickups, hoping the public will help identify the bandits. Images and video can be seen at www.sanfranciscopolice.org. Read More
Grocery stores with pharmacies could soon be prohibited from selling tobacco products.
Supervisor Eric Mar’s legislation that builds on a tobacco-sale restriction comes before the Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee on Monday. Read More
Tobacco giant Philip Morris has dropped its federal lawsuit against The City over its ban of selling tobacco products in pharmacies, City Attorney Dennis Herrera said Thursday.
San Francisco became the first city in the nation last year to ban the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies. The ban impacted about 60 drug stores. City officials say drugstores such as Walgreens are supposed to promote health and should not sell harmful tobacco products. Read More