Sunday, February 13, 2005

Irish firms eye €570m online drugs market

From the Sunday Times (UK):
Canadian internet pharmacies are lining up Irish suppliers to play a key role in servicing America’s €566m online prescription drugs market. The initiative is part of a strategy to counter a threatened crackdown on the fledgling industry.

“We are keen not to trumpet our plans; we are trying to be subtle and do things quietly,” said David MacKay, the executive director of the Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA). “Almost all of our members — and we represent 80% of the trade — would have already established some sort of relationship or formal partnership for foreign fulfilment and Ireland would play a role.” more...

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