For Seniors Only: An Independent Drug Store Based on Providing Excellent Service

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 a better way of doing business,” says Marley.

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Triad Pharmacist Says Generic Drugs Could Cost Less

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 people are still spending too much. 

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Marley Drug in W-S grows with mail-order, generic drug program.

 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 February is spreading out across North Carolina to pitch Marley Drug to local physicians.

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Miracles Among Us

Dave Marley shares his miracle story of nearly dying on the ice rink and fighting his way back. Margaret Johnson has this Miracles Among Us.

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Independent pharmacist goes statewide in push to compete with chains

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 against bigger operations, offers a discount for ordering a large supply of generic maintenance drugs at one time – typically six months to a year’s worth.

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Winston-Salem hockey player back in action after brain aneurysm

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.

Biden calls ailing pharmacist

Vice President Joe Biden made a special call to Dave Marley, a local pharmacist, on Wednesday.

Marley, the owner of Marley Drug, was found to have an aneurysm last Thursday and was admitted to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, said his wife, Elizabeth Marley.

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