Link: Yesterday, we reported on how Patent Law is likely to shape the debate on drug importation from Canada and other countries. Now, the AP is reporting that a coalition of Canadian groups is beginning to pressure the government there to ban prescription drug exports. The coalition argues that the rise in exports is likely to lead to shortages and price hikes in Canada.
Here in Illinois, Governor Rod Blagojevich has been a strong advocate of legalizing imported drugs. (Link).
Canada may also be able to share its surplus flu vaccine with the U.S. (Link).