Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Canada's pharmacists seek ban on exports to U.S.

There's nothing much new here. A few of the tradtional enemies of internet pharmacy are calling for the federal government to put in new rules regarding drug importation. The new push is based on concerns regarding new legislation in the States.

From Reuters:
Canada's pharmacists said on Monday they are banding together to fight a U.S. bill that could see a flood of brand-name prescription drugs diverted south of the border.

The group, which includes the Canadian Pharmacists Association, the Ontario Pharmacists Association, the Best Medicines Coalition and the Canadian Association for Pharmacy Distribution, warns the bill could deplete the supply of prescription drugs in Canada. ...more

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