Remember the big battle over Canadian Internet pharmacies, the claims of a major crisis in Canada and the U.S., and the introduction of Canadian legislation to address the issue? Well, last year Internet pharmaceutical sales dropped in half, the result of a stronger Canadian dollar and better insurance plans in […]
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In another last minute move, the government on Friday introduced Bill C-83, a bill designed to address U.S. and big pharma pressure over the sale by Canadian Internet pharmacies of cheaper pharmaceutical products into the U.S. While the bill is obviously not going to become law, it does confirm the […]
Just as Canada and the U.S. were gearing up for a holiday weekend, there was a flurry of noteworthy policy developments. I expect that I will have more to say about each in the weeks ahead, so I only pause to comment briefly on each (in order of media coverage […]
Professor Geist’s weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) assesses the current battle over Internet pharmacies. The column argues that the Canadian and U.S. governments, supported by PhARMA, have relied on a series of demonstrably false premises to stir fear among the Canadian […]