Wednesday, December 29, 2004

From the Woonsocket (RI) Call:
Painkiller problems reveal risk of buying drugs from Canada, says pharmacy spokesman
Americans who ordered Vioxx from an online Canadian pharmacy may have signed away their rights to sue the manufacturer, according to Jack Hutson, executive director of the Rhode Island Pharmacists Association.

At a news conference Wednesday in front of the Rhode Island Department of Health headquarters in Providence, Hutson said consumers who purchase prescription drugs from "so-called Canadian Internet pharmacies" may not have any legal recourse should a drug prove ineffective or harmful.

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