The nation's largest drugstore chain is locked in a contract fight with one of the St. Louis area's largest employers.
Walgreen Co. revealed during an earnings call today that it's planning to end its $5.3-billion-per-year relationship with Express Scripts Inc. on Jan. 1, saying it cannot reach a deal on the fees the pharmacy benefits manager pays to fill the prescriptions of Walgreen's customers.
The Wentzville Police Department says a program started last month to collect unused prescription medication has so far been a success.
The program helps keep medications from contaminating the water supply and to keep them away from children and others who might abuse them.
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