Buying Back our Drugs From Canada

Missouri loads in to a new plan to bring cheaper drugs back home:

Missouri joined Illinois and Wisconsin in a new drug-import program to make cheaper prescription drugs available from Canada and Europe despite a federal ban on the imports.

Missouri Gov. Bob Holden appeared with Gov. Rod Blagojevich at a news conference Thursday in Chicago to announce Missouri’s participation in the I-SaveRx drug program. Illinois and Wisconsin launched it this month to offer savings on about 100 medications of up to 50 percent off U.S. retail prices.

I wonder how long the biotech companies–and the FDA, which are nearly the same thing–are going to let us get away with this.

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