Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Net pharmacy closing amid conflict questions

I wasn't aware of this website until I read this article. Based on the info from the article, it's probably best that this site has shut down. Drug manufacturers selling their product directly under the umbrella of a typical pharmacy (which they own) doesn't sound like a great precedent.

From the Toronto Star:
An online drugstore owned by a major U.S. drug maker and run by a prominent Waterloo pharmacist is suddenly shutting down Monday amid questions about a possible conflict of interest.

The move comes after the Toronto Star started asking questions about the unusual arrangement that had industry observers worried. ...more

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