Thursday, June 30, 2005

Bulk drug export nixed

From the Winnipeg Sun:
An Internet pharmacy expert warns a federal plan to ban the bulk export of prescription drugs "when necessary" appears harmless on the surface, but the devil may be in the details.

David MacKay, a consultant to a number of mail-order pharmacies, said it's unclear how Ottawa will define bulk.

"We have to be concerned this is a poison pill being slid under the door," MacKay said yesterday. He noted Internet-based pharmacies generally don't sell prescription drugs in bulk quantities. ...more

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