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Prescription Drugs / Imports #741505

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The government’s crackdown on Canadian pharmacies selling prescription drugs to Americans at cheaper prices examined; details given of the FDA’s shutdown of RX Depot, an importer of Canadian drugs. [RX Depot customer Mary WILBORN‡- says she can’t pay the prices of the regular pharmacies.] [FDA commissioner Mark McCLELLAN††– says the drugs are unsafe.] [Canadian Pharmacists Association Dr. Jeff POSTON††- says the US government needs to look at producing a drug plan for its seniors & uninsured people.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:02:00

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