Tuesday, November 08, 2005

State decides not to appeal over prescription drug case

From the Boston Globe:
Vermont has dropped its legal effort to force the Bush administration to allow the state to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada.

"We could have continued the fight," said Attorney General William Sorrell. "We just didn't think that it was going to be successful."

Vermont filed the suit a little more than a year ago. It claimed the federal Food and Drug Administration's refusal of the state's petition to import drugs from Canada was "arbitrary and capricious and otherwise unreasonable." ...more

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