ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 02, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The reasons for the high cost of prescription drugs introduced.
(New York: Kevin Newman) A comparison of drug prices in the United States to Canada where the government sets controls featured; pricing statistics cited; details given of the end of American price controls in 1998. [In Canada, New Yorker Eva ROSS - talks prices.] [Health Care Management Institution Nancy CHOCKLEY - says consumers are paying for the advertising costs.] [America's Pharmaceutical Companies Alan HOLMER - denies a link between advertising and drug price increases.] [CONSUMER - calls drug prices "outrageous."]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Maine's law on drug prices cited.
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