STOP & SHOP PLAYS IT SAFE, PULLS OXYCONTIN

QUINCY, Mass. -- Citing danger to its customers and employees, the Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. here pulled the controversial painkiller OxyContin from all 226 of its pharmacies, said John Fegan, vice president, pharmacy.A string of supermarket and drug store robberies throughout the country in the last several months prompted the action. "There's too much of a chance for potential harm to shoppers

QUINCY, Mass. -- Citing danger to its customers and employees, the Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. here pulled the controversial painkiller OxyContin from all 226 of its pharmacies, said John Fegan, vice president, pharmacy.

A string of supermarket and drug store robberies throughout the country in the last several months prompted the action. "There's too much of a chance for potential harm to shoppers and our pharmacy teams," said Fegan.

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