Sunday, March 20, 2005

Murphy leads the fight to allow drug reimportation

From the New Britain (Conn.) Herald:
At a public hearing before the Public Health Committee in the state capitol Friday, people on all sides debated whether the state should buy drugs from Canada and other nations to lower the cost of prescription medication.

Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-16, who represents Southington, is the chairman of the committee. He introduced bill 1236, which would pave the way for the state to begin the importation and reimportation of drugs from Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom. Reimportation means that drugs purchased from America by Canadian pharmacies are then sold back to America. ...more

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