Calif. AG, CVS Settle Inquiry Into Expired Products

Law360, New York (June 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- CVS Pharmacy Inc. will give any consumer finding expired products on its California stores' shelves a $2 coupon, as part of a settlement ending the California attorney general's inquiry into allegations that the store let baby food, pharmaceuticals and other products sit on shelves months past their sell-by date.

In addition to compelling the pharmacy chain to give out $2 coupons for any customer-caught violations, California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced Wednesday that CVS would pay a $975,000 civil penalty and impose new oversight...
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