Mark Cuban takes on Walgreens, CVS, Amazon in a crowded drug room

Mark Cuban takes on leading online pharmacies Walgreens (WBA) – Get the Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc report, CVS (CVS) – Get CVS Health Corporation Report and Rite Aid (RAD) – Get Rite Aid Corporation Report, as well as newcomer Amazon (AMZN) – Get, Inc. Report, with the launch of its low-cost e-commerce pharmacy.

Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. debuted its services Wednesday, just weeks after the creation of its pharmacy benefits manager with the goal of protecting consumers from excessive drug prices, the company said in a statement.