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In Depth (Prescription Drug Imports) #741724

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Statistics on Americans buying medications from Canada cited.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The backlash by US drug companies against Canada for selling cheaper drugs to Americans featured. [Minnesota Governor Tim PAWLENTY†- comments on possibly being sued by the FDA for buying Canadian drugs for state employees.] [RX Depot CEO Carl MOORE††- says seniors will find a way to get the cheaper drugs.] [FDA William HUBBARD††- says only Congress can ensure Americans get safe and affordable drugs.] [Canadian Pharmacists Association Dr. Jeff POSTON††- says we’re seeing some impact on shortages & prices.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:02:20

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