Can Rogue Pharmacies Be Roped In?

The Justice Dept. is cranking up civil lawsuits aimed at ending sales of foreign drugs. Expect a consumer backlash if it succeeds

Joyce Jenkins, 65, a retired accountant living in Myrtle Beach, S.C., used to spend $500 a month on medicine. Then she discovered an online pharmacy in Canada, where she now gets her cholesterol and osteoporosis preparations for $300. "I was finding it almost impossible to buy drugs," says Jenkins. "Going online has made a big difference in my lifestyle."

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