Friday, November 03, 2006

Reimportation Looms

Typically the refrain as to why pharmaceuticals are cheaper in Canada is "government price controls." Well, it's never been as simple as that. This article breaks down some of the other lesser known reasons.

From the American Spectator:
As of last month, Americans can now purchase Canadian drugs through the mail without fear of U.S. Customs officers seizing the packages. Meanwhile Congress reached agreement on a bill that would allow Americans to buy prescription drugs at Canadian pharmacies and transport them home. ...more

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