Past visions of the future of pharmacy

Paul, Reid
July 2007
Drug Topics;7/9/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 13, p16
Trade Publication
The article explains that the "Druggists' Circular" periodical asked pharmacists J.W. Knox, Fred Nelligar, and Harry Mason to make a forecast of business conditions for U.S. pharmaceutical services and drugstores in the year 1907. Nelligar, Mason, and Knox predict an industry under the control and influence of drug manufacturers, wholesalers, federal government regulations, and state government regulations. Mason and Knox were former chairmen of the American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA). Nelligar's vision of the future included same-day service and automation.


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