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Dorgan plan to offer Canadian prescription drugs hits snag

Published 12/09/2009, Canadian Press

An amendment to the health-care reform bill currently before the U.S. Senate would have allowed the reimportation of American-manufactured prescription drugs back into the United States at far lower prices — most of them from Canada. But the amendment, spearheaded by Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D. — a longtime champion of the issue — is facing sudden obstacles from the Obama administration that could sound the death knell.

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