Update on May 30, 2013
Today's the day to call Urban Outfitters CEO & Chairman, Richard
A. Hayne, to have products
(pint glasses, flasks, shot glasses and more) that promote prescription drug abuse
removed from their stores and website immediately. Here's how you can
1. Call (215) 454-5500.
2. Please feel
free to use this suggested phone script:
"Hi my name is
_____ and I'm calling to leave a message for Richard Hayne about the products
made to look like prescription pill bottles that are being sold in Urban
Outfitters stores. While you make a profit off of these pint glasses and
flasks, prescription drug overdoses are killing our high school and college-age
kids who are also your customers.
In 2010, prescription
drug overdoses were responsible for over 38,000 deaths in the United States. I
don't think overdoses and deaths are something to laugh at, and these products
make light of prescription drug abuse.
On behalf of [the teen
in my life], I ask you to remove this merchandise from your shelves and website
are already receiving reports that the Urban Outfitters operator has been
inundated with calls, so we ask if you are sent to voicemail, please leave a
These products make light of prescription drug
misuse and abuse, a dangerous behavior that is responsible for more deaths in
the United States each year than heroin and cocaine combined.
This is no laughing matter. Together, let's get
these products off their shelves!