Friday, April 08, 2005

Minnesota fund takes Canadian drug issue to shareholders

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune:
Shareholders of three of the nation's largest drug companies will vote later this month on a state-sponsored resolution calling on the companies to quit restricting supplies to Canadian pharmacies that fill orders for Americans.

The largely symbolic votes arise from a push by the Minnesota Board of Investment, which is chaired by Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who created the nation's first state-sponsored Web site to help residents import cheaper medications from Canada. ...more

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