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    Drug Topics covers from the past: Circa 1974 (Slideshow)

    President Richard Nixon resigned from office, and was later pardoned by President Gerald Ford; boxers Muhammad Ali and George Foreman waged their “Rumble in the Jungle,” and consumers worldwide dealt with gasoline shortages. 

    See also: Top 20 states for pharmacy robberies

    Pharmacists and the pharmacy industry had its own issues to deal with in 1974, including a Supreme Court ruling on pharmacy ownership, the emergence of Rx sales as the primary source of growth in drugstores, and the fight to list possible side effects on drug labels.

    As Drug Topics approaches its 160th anniversary, we will occasionally take a look back at where the industry has been, including battles won and lost.

     

    Mark Lowery, Editor
    Mark Lowery an Editor for Drug Topics magazine.

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