Wal-Mart Expands $4 Generic Drugs to Kentucky, 10 Other States


Bentonville, Ark. (AP) -- Wal-Mart says it is expanding its four dollar generic prescription program to 11 more states and adding 17 more prescriptions to the program.

The world's largest retailer added 502 stores to those offering the discounted medications. The new states added today are Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, Washington and West Virginia. In all, Wal-Mart is offering the program in 3,009 in 38 states.

The four-dollar price is for up to a 30-day supply of the drugs, which will now number 331. That number counts some drugs more than once if they are sold in a variety of dosages or solid and liquid forms.

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