Class Cert. Sought In Suit Over 'Snake-Oil' CVS Item

Law360, New York (December 22, 2009, 5:29 PM EST) -- The plaintiffs in a class action alleging that CVS Pharmacy Inc. has fraudulently marketed a product it claims can prevent or reduce the risk of catching the common cold are seeking certification of a nationwide consumer class.

The lead plaintiff in the suit over CVS's AirShield product filed a motion for class certification on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

In September, CVS agreed to pay $2.8 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission in the...
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