Sunday, March 20, 2005

Lawmakers Look to North for Prescription Drugs

From KLAS-TV (Nev.):
Nevadans may soon be able to import prescription drugs from Canada, saving in some case more than $50 on a prescription. The Assembly Commerce and Labor Committee heard testimony on a bill to link patients to pharmacies across the border.

According to a Canadian pharmacy association, roughly 1.8 million Americans already import drugs from Canada. Assembly Bill 195 would add thousands of Nevadans to the list. Creating a network of Canadian pharmacies licensed in Nevada to sell prescription drugs over the Internet and replace costly trips across the border. ...more

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