Sunday, February 12, 2006

Minnesota prescription drug program falling far short of goal

From Minnesota Public Radio:
Minnesotans are importing fewer prescription drugs from Canada because of the new Medicare benefit that offers cheaper drugs. Both the state and the senior advocacy group the Minnesota Senior Federation give Minnesotans the chance to buy drugs from Canadian pharmacies at lower prices than in the United States. The two groups say the new Medicare drug benefit is mostly responsible for the dropoff, but the U.S. Customs Service also seized more drugs. ...more

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