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Local NAACP protests CVS

The Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP and other community groups yesterday assailed CVS Pharmacies, alleging that a study reveals that the drugstore chain fails to provide equal and fair access to its stores and services in urban communities, overcharges customers and offers products of questionable quality.

"After a year-long study, CVS, the largest retail drugstore chain in America today, is lousy corporate citizen." said Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt Mondesire said at a press conference today. "We have found that the services and the stores provide evidence of questionable product quality, overcharging, lax privacy protection, consumer safety issues at CVS stores. ….CVS is failing our community."

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