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Correction of the day: Turns out, drug stores do actually sell drugs

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The LA Times (and the San Diego Reader) get hooked by phony press releases claiming a crackdown by the U. S. Attorney on pharmacies where a lot of drugs are being sold. Here’s the correction to the post:

[For the Record, 10:50 a.m. July 31: An earlier version of this post was based on erroneous information from two phony news releases, which were apparently part of a hoax, according to U.S. Atty. Laura Duffy.

"This office did not issue those press releases. We are looking into the source of the emails," Duffy said in a statement.]


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