Thursday, February 17, 2005

Ban Suggested on Bulk Sale of Canadian Drugs to U.S.

From Reuters:
Canada's Internet pharmacies suggested on Wednesday that a limit should be set on bulk sales to the United States as a way of safeguarding the Canadian drug supply while still preserving their billion-dollar business with Americans.

The lure of cheaper, price-controlled Canadian prescription drugs has thousands of buyers from south of the border, many of them seniors with limited medical coverage. That has, in turn, made the Canadian government mull protective steps that could effectively shut down the mail-order pharmacists. more...

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