RETAIL PHARMACY AWAITS DECISION ON MAINE'S RX PRICING LAW

AUGUSTA, Maine -- Supermarket and drug pharmacy retailers in the Pine Tree State are taking the wait-and-see approach regarding the Maine Rx program, a landmark state law being challenged in federal courts that seeks to provide access to affordable prescription drugs for its 325,000 uninsured residents.The law would permit the state to negotiate rebates with participating drug manufacturers. When

AUGUSTA, Maine -- Supermarket and drug pharmacy retailers in the Pine Tree State are taking the wait-and-see approach regarding the Maine Rx program, a landmark state law being challenged in federal courts that seeks to provide access to affordable prescription drugs for its 325,000 uninsured residents.

The law would permit the state to negotiate rebates with participating drug manufacturers. When wholesalers sell medications to Maine pharmacies, the rebate money from out-of-state man

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