WOSU News Archives For: October 26, 2006

Ohio Wal-Marts Begin Selling $4 Prescriptions

Ohio Sam's Club and Wal-Mart stores now offer certain generic drug prescriptions for $4. Competitors recently announced their own plans.
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October 26, 2006

Wal-Mart stores in Ohio today began selling certain generic prescription drugs for 4 dollars. Company officials say the reduced priced prescriptions represent about a quarter of the prescriptions dispensed in the United States. The company says it’s passing the saving on to customers. But critics of the giant retailer suspect other motives.