Sunday, April 17, 2005

Dorgan prepares for hearing on drug imports - - Minot Daily News

From the Minot (N.Dak.) Daily News:
With a hearing looming on his drug importation bill, U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., is scoffing at a new poll showing that 69 percent of American seniors oppose importing prescription medicine.

"It's just a sham," Dorgan said. "This, I think, is a pharmaceutical industry buying a pollster for the purpose of getting the answers they want."

Dorgan's bill is scheduled for a hearing Tuesday before the Senate's Health, Education and Labor Committee. He said supporters will be pushing for a Senate vote soon afterwards. ...more

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