WAMC New York News
12:33 pm
Thu June 30, 2005

Advocates: Canada's Threat Should Force Reform At Home

Plattsburgh, NY – Canada's health minister says his country cannot continue to be a cheap drug store for the United States. He's vowing to ban bulk export of prescription drugs when supplies are low at home. Advocates of prescription reimportation in our region are curious about the minister's motivation for his announcement, and say he has dropped the gauntlet for U-S legislators to get their act together to create affordable drug policy. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports.