Canadian Pharmacies Exporting Drugs To U.S. Being Inspected By Government
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Pharmacies acting as wholesalers without licenses are illegal, Canadian pharmacy association executive tells HHS drug importation task force at April 27 meeting. Due to supply constraints, exporters are buying drugs from retail pharmacies at a premium price.
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