Friday, November 03, 2006

Liberal MP tables bill to ban bulk drug exports

Private members bills don't rarely make it all the way to becoming law. I'd say it's even more unlikely in this session of Parliament, but it's an interesting statement.

From the Canadian Press:
The federal government says it has no immediate plans to ban the bulk export of prescription drugs because there’s no evidence the cross-border trade is putting Canadians at risk.

Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett tabled a private member’s bill Tuesday that would prevent U.S. state and city governments from buying cheaper drugs from Canada to help subsidize their health plans. ...more

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