Monday, January 31, 2005

Manitoba premier remains hopeful Internet pharmacy compromise can be reached

From the Canadian Press:
Manitoba Premier Gary Doer remained hopeful Monday that a federal crackdown on the Internet pharmacy industry can be averted, but he acknowledged his government has prepared for the worst.

Doer said he and federal Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh are on the same page when it comes to making sure Canadians have enough prescription drugs. But he said he believes a compromise can be found that will let the industry flourish, keeping an estimated 2,500 jobs in Manitoba, while setting rules to control the flow of cheaper Canadian drugs to underinsured and uninsured Americans. more...

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