Wal-Mart to Sell Generic Prescription Drugs for $4

Posted on September 22, 2006

Wal-Mart has launched a plan to sell generic prescription drugs for $4. The program will cover 294 general prescription drugs to start with. The first Wal-Mart stores to run the plan will be in the Tampa Bay, Florida area. In January 2007 Wal-Mart will expand to cover the rest of Florida.

Here are some of the key components of the plan according to a Wal-Mart press release.

Update 9-23-06: USA Today reports that Target has announced plans to match Wal-Mart $4 price on generic drugs in the Tampa Bay area.

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