BOSTON -- Major New England supermarket chains were among retailers filing suit against Massachusetts over a controversial $1.30 per prescription assessment state tax. Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine, Big Y Foods, Springfield, Mass., and Shaw's Supermarkets, East Bridgewater, Mass., joined CVS, Woonsocket, R.I., Brooks Pharmacy, Warwick, R.I., and a group of independent pharmacies in a lawsuit recently filed against the state in Suffolk Superior Court. The lawsuit seeks a court order to ...

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