Wal-Mart expands generic drug plan

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wal-martBENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, said Thursday it is expanding its $4 generic prescription program to 11 additional states and adding 17 more prescriptions to the program.

The company is adding 502 stores in Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, Washington and West Virginia, making the plan available in 38 states so far.

Wal-Mart said it intends to continue to push for expansion to other states as quickly as possible.

source - AP