Walgreens Sues City Of San Francisco Over Sales Ban

September 10, 2008

Walgreens Co. has filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco to challenge a ban put in place to stop the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies......Washington (ChattahBox) – Walgreens Co. has filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco to challenge a ban put in place to stop the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies.

The lawsuit is aimed by Walgreens to challenge a ban put in place by the city.

The ban makes San Francisco the first city in the U.S. to put a stop to the sale tobacco products in pharmacies.

Walgreens Co. is trying to obtain a preliminary injunction to stop the new law from going into effect on October 1st.

There is a hearing set for September 30th, and plan to argue that the law is anti-competitive and unconstitutional.


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