Monday, January 09, 2006

Governor Advocates Canadian Drug Imports

It sounds like Arnold has reconsidered his position on importing Canadian medications. He's written a letter to some Congressman but it doesn't appear like he will do much beyond that.

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is urging the federal government to amend current laws restricting the importation by Americans of affordable prescription drugs from Canada and other countries.

In a letter to four ranking US Congressional leaders - Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, House Speaker Dennis Hastert, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi - the governor acknowledged that his own efforts to lower the cost of prescription drugs have been ''insufficient.''...more

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