Monday, January 08, 2007

Some pharmacies locking up their condoms

If you wanted to buy condoms 30 years ago, you had to bear the embarrassment of asking a pharmacist to fetch them from beneath the counter.

Now with thieves wiping out the entire stock of prophylactics in some stores, more retailers are putting them back out of reach - and, in some cases, are even locking them up.

Many convenience stores in Milwaukee have again placed condoms behind the counter to keep shoplifters from pocketing them, and some major pharmacy chains have placed them in locked glass cases along with other frequently stolen goods such as costly replacement razor blades. Read More


  • It's still a common sight in the Southern US, especially in grocery stores.

    This is very handy at 10:30 on a weekday when the store's deserted, you're in a rush and there are no employees to be found to unlock the display case... Fortunately gas stations are still open to all comers.

    By Blogger Sabrina Morgan, at 11:58 PM  

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