ALBERTSONS SUED OVER RX PRIVACY PRACTICES

BOISE, Idaho -- Albertsons here and its pharmacy units have been sued for allegedly violating the privacy rights of customers. The lawsuit alleges the retailer shared private information about prescription customers with pharmaceutical companies in marketing agreements.Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, San Diego, said customers of Albertsons, Sav-on, Osco and Jewel-Osco received letters or phone solicitations

BOISE, Idaho -- Albertsons here and its pharmacy units have been sued for allegedly violating the privacy rights of customers. The lawsuit alleges the retailer shared private information about prescription customers with pharmaceutical companies in marketing agreements.

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, San Diego, said customers of Albertsons, Sav-on, Osco and Jewel-Osco received letters or phone solicitations that appeared to be from their pharmacy reminding them to renew prescriptions o

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