Saturday, February 19, 2005

Canada's cheaper drugs come under increasing pressure

From the South Florida Sun-Sentinel:
With the supply of low-priced drugs from Canada under pressure on several fronts, some buyers from South Florida are being forced to wait longer, pay more and accept drugs from overseas.

Seven major drug makers have threatened to stop supplying Canadian companies that sell to the United States. President Bush has spoken against importing drugs, and after his visit last fall, Canada's health minister said he may shut down the flow of medicines across the border. Drug firms there fear his decision could come within two weeks. more...

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