Monday, January 24, 2005

Canada considers getting out of drug export business

From the Kansas City Star:
Talk about an international drug trade.

Mary Lou Immenschuh gets her prescriptions from Canada. That's where Jim Everett gets his Lipitor, and where Richard Napper gets his arthritis pills.

“I take six a day,” said Napper, of Raymore. “They cost $1.50 in the U.S. I get them from Canada for 65 cents.”

The pills come in the mail, the same prescription he could get at the local pharmacy. Same pills, same drug manufacturer, same packaging. Different price. more...

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