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Wal-Mart Expands Generic Prescription Drug Programs To N.C.

Posted October 19, 2006 11:07 a.m. EDT

— Wal-Mart executives announced Thursday that the company is expanding its

generic prescription drug program

to the Tar Heel state.

An official said Wal-Mart will begin offering $4 generic prescription drugs to North Carolina and other states.

The program affects 132 Wal-Marts and Sam's Clubs in North Carolina. It was unveiled in Florida earlier in October.

More than a million uninsured North Carolina residents qualify for the new program.