Wednesday, October 04, 2006

U.S. to Allow Canadian Drug Imports

Here are a couple of articles from the Los Angeles Times and the Charlotte NC Observer about the apparent easing of U.S. Customs' ongoing campaign to restrict Canadian drug imports by mail.

From the Los Angeles Times:
The federal government plans to halt a controversial crackdown on discount
drugs mailed from Canadian pharmacies to U.S. customers, removing a significant
hurdle to Americans buying cheaper medications from abroad.

The Department of Homeland Security, which operates the Customs and Border
Protection agency, disclosed this week that it would halt confiscation of
Canadian drugs Monday and instead conduct random sampling to identify
counterfeit and unsafe drugs. ...more.

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