TITLE

Illinois launches Web site to help residents save on Rx drugs

AUTHOR(S)
Kirsche, Michelle L.
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Drug Store News;11/22/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 16, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the state of Illinois has launched a Web site to help residents save on prescription drugs. Features of the Web site; Accessibility of the site; Approach taken by the state to market the Web site.
ACCESSION #
15155366

 

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