Updated: February 2013.
If you're serious about saving money at the supermarket and drugstores, you have to get serious about couponing.
And that means getting familiar with retailers' coupon policies.
For coupon novices, or those who just need a little refresher course, you can read my post on coupon rules of the road here, which includes summaries of those coupon policies.
But if you're ready to take your couponing to the next level or you just like going straight to the source, here are links to the offical coupon acceptance policies at all the major supermarkets and drugstores doing business in the Triangle.
You may want to print out these policies and keep them in your coupon organizer because, unfortunately, you will encounter cashiers and store managers unfamiliar with their own store policies.
Instead of arguing, or losing your deal, you can politely refer to the coupon policy.
Big box stores: