Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Bill would make state import discount drugs

From the Portland (Maine) Press Herald:
The state's quest to cut prescription-drug costs took a new turn Monday when a legislative committee considered a bill that would require state government to import discounted drugs "from out of the state and out of the country, including Canada," to help the elderly and the disabled. Sponsored by state Rep. James Campbell, R-Newfield, the bill orders the state Department of Health and Human Services to create such a program and test imported drugs to ensure that they are safe. Mainers 62 and older, and those with disabilities, would be allowed to participate. ...more

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