Target sold its drugstore business to CVS Health last year and the pharmacy chain began dispensing prescriptions at more than 1,600 Target stores in February – but not without side effects. Columnist David Lazarus reviews the case of a man whose routine $40-$50 purchase at Target shot up to $241 with CVS now running the Target pharmacy. The man switched his prescription to Vons for $45.
Target sold its drugstore business to CVS Health last year and the pharmacy chain began dispensing prescriptions at more than 1,600 Target stores in February – but not without side effects. Columnist David Lazarus reviews the case of a man whose routine $40-$50 purchase at Target shot up to $241 with CVS now running the Target pharmacy. The man switched his prescription to Vons for $45. GREGORY BULL Associated Press file
Target sold its drugstore business to CVS Health last year and the pharmacy chain began dispensing prescriptions at more than 1,600 Target stores in February – but not without side effects. Columnist David Lazarus reviews the case of a man whose routine $40-$50 purchase at Target shot up to $241 with CVS now running the Target pharmacy. The man switched his prescription to Vons for $45. GREGORY BULL Associated Press file

CVS/Target pharmacy switchover has side effects

April 29, 2016 4:29 AM

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