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PharMerica Enters South Carolina Market Through Acquisition Of Institutional Pharmacy

PharMerica Corporation (NYSE: PMC), a national provider of institutional pharmacy and hospital pharmacy management services, today announced the acquisition of an institutional pharmacy based in Greenville, South Carolina. In commenting on the acquisition, Gregory S. Weishar, PharMerica’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are pleased to finalize this important acquisition. South Carolina represents a new and growing market for our services. We look forward to working with our new employees to expand pharmacy services to PharMerica’s current clients in the region as well as capitalize on other opportunities in the South Carolina market.”

PharMerica Corporation is a leading institutional pharmacy services company servicing healthcare facilities in the United States. As of December 31, 2010, PharMerica operated 97 institutional pharmacies in 43 states. PharMerica’s customers are institutional healthcare providers, such as nursing centers, assisted living facilities, hospitals and other long-term care providers. The Company also provides pharmacy management services to long-term care hospitals.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which reflect the Company’s current estimates, expectations and projections about its future results, performance, prospects and opportunities. Forward-looking statements include, among other matters, the benefits and efficiencies to be derived from the proposed acquisition, and the timeframe for the closing of the proposed acquisition. Forward-looking statements include statements that are not historical facts and can be identified by forward-looking words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “may,” “should,” “will,” “would,” “project” and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are based upon information currently available to us and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the Company’s actual results, performance, prospects or opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause the Company’s actual results to differ materially from the results referred to in the forward-looking statements we make in this press release include, but are not limited to, the ability of the Company to integrate the acquired operations and achieve the benefits currently expected from the proposed acquisition, the timing, receipt of approvals, and satisfaction of conditions for the transaction, and those risks and uncertainties that are included in the Risk Factors section set forth in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC and in other reports, including current reports on Form 10-Q, filed with the SEC by the Company.

You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, all of which speak only as of the date of this press release. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect any events or circumstances after the date of this press release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to us or any person acting on the Company’s behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained or referred to in this press release and in the Risk Factors section set forth in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC and in other reports filed with the SEC by the Company.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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