Commentary: How To Even Out Drug Prices
As the election season heats up, campaign buses of some congressional candidates are shuttling elderly constituents into Canada and Mexico. The reason: To show voters that they can purchase vastly cheaper prescription drugs across the border because of price controls. Breast-cancer patients on one recent trip to Quebec found they could buy a month's supply of tamoxifen citrate for U.S. $13. The regular price back in Vermont? $156.
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