Cough Syrup Shortage Hits Flu-Stricken LA

Pharmacies in Los Angeles, CA are struggling to keep strong codeine cough syrup on the shelves during a particularly bad cold and flu season.
0:25 | 01/21/15

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Topping our health headlines this morning a shortage of cough syrup in Los Angeles amid this year's particularly harsh cold and flu season pharmacies across LA say. They can't keep the strong stuff with co dean on the shelves. Contributing to the shortage is diminishing incentive for generic drug manufacturers. To maintain a large inventory of cheap and relatively unprofitable drugs like Cody.

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