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BeckieBates, RPh

Local Pharmacist Explains Why Getting Your Prescription Refilled Faces Challenges from Top, Bottom, & Middle


Jimplecute News Editor


What happens when your mail-order pharmacy doesn’t send your medication on time? What happens when they send you the wrong medication? What happens when you have a question about your medication that came from a mail-order pharmacy or big box chain pharmacy? Many times, you go to your local independent pharmacy to ask them for help. However, what if that local independent pharmacy was no longer there? That is a problem that plagues many communities nationwide.

In Jefferson, City Drug is an independent pharmacy owned by pharmacists Beckie and Brian Bates. Recently, the Jimplecute sat down with Beckie to try to understand the reasons why many pharmacies are closing their doors nationwide.


The letter from your insurance company can sound ominous enough. The hometown pharmacy where you have always traded is no longer considered a … (a subscription to the Jimplecute is required to continue reading this article).

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