Monday, October 25, 2004

From the Globe and Mail:
Was big pharma caught in its own web of spin?
If it weren't for a quirk of telephone etiquette, the results of an investigation into Canada's Internet pharmacy industry might have produced some straightforward headlines such as, Internet Drugstores Vulnerable To Terrorism, Study Says.

But the story got a little more complicated on Friday afternoon when the news accidentally leaked to the industry association for Internet pharmacies.

David MacKay, executive director of the Canadian International Pharmacy Association, dialled into a conference call that afternoon, expecting to hear a briefing about a forum he plans to attend this week in Montreal.

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