Saturday, October 09, 2004

From the St. Petersburg (FL) Times:
Global drug shuffle may backfire
Lou Angelo, a 69-year-old retired auto mechanic in Brooksville, doesn't consider himself a political activist. But as one of millions of Americans who buy prescriptions from Canada, saving about $100 a month on blood pressure medicine and beta blockers, he is part of a groundswell of pressure for lower drug prices here in the United States.

This week, Wisconsin and Illinois raised the political ante by saying they have created an easy and safe way for their residents to tap into inexpensive drug imports from Ireland and the United Kingdom, as well as Canada.

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