Sunday, June 05, 2005

Drug bill may win OK today

From the Las Vegas Review Journal:
A bill to help Nevadans buy lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada is expected to win final approval today.

A Senate-Assembly conference committee reached an agreement Saturday to remove a Senate-backed amendment that would have required federal approval of the plan.

Assembly Majority Leader Barbara Buckley, D-Las Vegas, contended that the amendment would kill the bill because the federal government opposes importing Canadian drugs and will never give its consent. ...more

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