A small business in Winston-Salem has offered a big gift to the community. Dr. Dave and Elizabeth Marley, founders and longtime owners of Marley Drug, have created a charitable trust of $500,000 for Second Harvest Food Bank and the Bethesda Center for…Learn More
Canadian Drug Maker Medicure Inc. Acquires a U.S.-Based Independent Pharmacy to Market its Cholesterol Drug. What This Could Mean for the Future of PBMs.
The polio vaccine was never patented. The insulin patent was sold for $1. The average price for epinephrine is around $109 while the 2-pack EpiPen sells for somewhere between $650-$700. How does the conversation for the moral value of medication — not…Learn More
Innovative Canadian Drug Manufacturer Medicure Acquires Marley Drug Pharmacy To Distribute Low-Cost Medications
In a Rare Move, A Drug Manufacturer Will Bypass the Traditional Approach And Provide Access to Affordable Medications Across the United States Via Marley Drug’s Established Mail Order Pharmacy. Winston-Salem, North Carolina, (December 16, 2020) – With licensing to deliver prescription drugs…Learn More
Dave Marley pays attention to the “aha” moments in life. It was one of those moments—frustration at a big chain pharmacy over his daughter’s medication—that led him to open his independent pharmacy, Marley Drug, in 2003. “I knew there had to be…Learn More
Buying generic drugs instead of brand name is one way most people save money on health care costs. According to the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, from 2002-2011–generic drug sales in the United States have created a savings of $1.07 trillion. But one independent pharmacist argues…Learn More
Bucking the image of the small, independent neighborhood pharmacy, Winston-Salem’s Marley Drug is taking out advertisements in the Philadelphia Inquirer and applying for pharmacy permits and making preparations to sell in nine states. A six-member marketing team brought on board in January and…Learn More
Dave Marley’s burning desire to prove that independent pharmacies can compete with drug chains and mail-order companies has led the Winston-Salem entrepreneur to launch a statewide initiative pitching lower generic prices. The extended supply program, Marley’s latest salvo in a long campaign…Learn More
A local hockey player is back on the ice after a brain aneurysm nearly killed him on May 31st.
If you ask Dave Marley if he’s a walking miracle, the answer would be yes.