Monday, October 11, 2004

From The Globe and Mail:
MDs face disciplinary action for Web prescriptions
Some hover over their basement computers, co-signing prescriptions into the wee hours for American patients they have never seen. But what may seem like quick money in the booming Internet pharmacy business is becoming a fast ticket to discipline for some of Canada's doctors.

Four physicians, including an 80-year-old ear, nose and throat specialist from the Central Ontario town of Windermere, are facing disciplinary hearings for allegedly co-signing prescriptions for U.S. patients who receive the low-cost drugs in their mailboxes.

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