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Wal-Mart Flexes Its Muscle Again

48% Say New Discount Drug Plan Will Influence Pharmaceutical Costs

Forty-eight percent (48%) believe that Wal-Mart has the power to reduce the cost of prescription drugs across the country. A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 adults found that just 22% disagree while 30% are not sure.

Americans who rarely or never shop at Wal-Mart are evenly divided about the ability of the retail giant to reduce the cost of prescription drugs nationwide. By a 3-to-1 margin, Wal-Mart shoppers believe the company can have such a positive impact.

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