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Prescription Drugs / FDA Lawsuit #750551

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 10, 2004
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) The move by some state governments to help residents get access to lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada featured; details given about a lawsuit brought against the FDA by the Andrews family, who want the right to buy Canadian drugs. [Plaintiff Gaylee ANDREWS†- says we’re forced to sell our home.] [Andrews’ attorney Robert CLIFFORD†- says people ought not to live in fear of their government.] [Minnesota Governor Tim PAWLENTY†- wonders why the federal government won’t be a partner rather than an obstructionist.] [Pennsylvania attorney general Jerry PAPPERT†- blames pharmaceutical companies for inflating the cost of prescription drugs.]

Reporter(s):
Roberts, John;
Bowers, Cynthia
Duration:
00:02:00

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