Pharmacies Turned Away By High Court In W.Va. Drug Suit

Law360, New York (November 28, 2011, 4:52 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up an appeal by six national pharmacies, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and CVS Pharmacy Inc., that had battled to move West Virginia’s drug cost lawsuit against them into federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act.

Wal-Mart, CVS, Walgreen Co., Kmart Holding Corp., The Kroger Co. and Target Corp. had tried to force a suit by West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw into federal court, arguing that the state's enforcement of West Virginia's Pharmacy Act was essentially...
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