Sunday, March 06, 2005

Several Indian bands look at opening Rx outlets

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune:
One of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's latest proposals has brought to light little-known negotiations between Indian tribal groups in Minnesota and Canada that may alter how and where Minnesotans get prescription drugs -- whether the state likes it or not.

Pawlenty recently said that if the feds shut down the state's RxConnect program, which links Minnesotans to low-cost Canadian drug purveyors via the Internet, he might employ his "doomsday scenario" -- having northern Minnesota bands use their sovereign status to buy and resell Canadian drugs from their reservations. ...more

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