Sunday, February 12, 2006

FDA: Discount Drugs Aren't Always From Canada

From WCCO-TV (Minn.):
A recent inspection by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found some of the drugs Minnesotans order from Canada may not be from the country at all.

Each month, thousands of people save money buying prescription drugs from Canadian pharmacies. The state government even sponsors a Web site to help people save money on medicine by ordering it from Canada.

Buying prescription drugs from abroad is illegal. For years, federal officials allowed people such as Wallace Greenfield to import medication for his own use. ...more

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