Sunday, January 18, 2009

Judge Finds Consultant on Canadian Drug Sales in Contempt

From the Billings (MT) Gazette:
A state district judge today found Billings businessman Tom Kennedy in contempt of court for helping people buy low-cost drugs from Canadian pharmacies and fined him $4,000.

District Judge Kathy Seeley of Helena said Kennedy could avoid arrest by paying the civil fine and halting his business, known as Canadian Connection.

After a two-hour hearing on the case this morning, she said Kennedy "blatantly failed to follow" a 2004 court order that said he was violating state law by helping unregistered pharmacies sell drugs in the state.

Kennedy said after the hearing that he would close his business. ...more

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