Friday, June 13, 2014

Walgreens Now Offers Talking Prescription Labels

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Walgreens Now Offers Talking Prescription Labels

Congratulations Walgreens! Today the national pharmacy retailer announced that it is providing talking prescription labels free of charge to customers with visual impairments in over 8,000 stores and through mail order. Jump to the press release below. This initiative is a result of ongoing Structured Negotiations with the American Council of the Blind, The Illinois Council of the Blind, and the California Council of the Blind and their lawyers, Linda Dardarian of Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian and Ho and the Law Office of Lainey Feingold.
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    DEERFIELD, Ill., June 3, 2014 — Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), today announced the launch of a nationwide program offering talking prescription devices to customers with visual impairments. The initiative introduces a new service that complements other accessible prescription information Walgreens currently provides.

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