CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 06, 1997
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(Studio: John Roberts) The decline of the independent community pharmacy due to chains, HMOs and mail order drugs featured; scenes shown from Skokie, Illinois. [Pharmacist Dick BERMAN - blames HMOs for forcing him out of business.] [Natwest analyst Jack LAMBERTON - offers analysis on corporate cost cutting.] [Chicago pharmacist Barry GOLIN - says we cannot compete because of prices.] Class action lawsuit by community pharmacists against drug manufacturers charging price fixing detailed. [GOLIN, BERMAN - cite the need for consumer-oriented drug stores.]
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