Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Drug Imports Battle Heats Up Again

From WTOP-FM (DC):
The pharmaceutical lobby pushed back Wednesday against a renewed effort in Congress to pass a law enabling U.S. consumers to buy cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and other countries.

The legislation, supported by Democrats and Republicans, would allow individuals and pharmacies to order drugs from 19 countries. Supporters of the bills point out that Canadians pay about 60 percent less for their medication than Americans, according to a study by the Canadian government. ...more

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