Saturday, February 19, 2005

Ottawa considering ban on drug exports: Dosanjh

The federal government is considering a total ban on all exports of patented drugs, Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh said Friday.

The move could be a crucial step as Ottawa considers ways to crack on Canada's billion-dollar Internet pharmacy market.

"We're just beginning to look at it," Dosanjh told reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons Friday, adding that the move would help to preserve Canada's lower prices for medicine. more...

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