PBS NewsHour

Will Maine lead the way in importing prescription drugs?

Clip: 11/09/2013 | 10m 2s

Maine employers and consumers say that importing prescription pharmaceuticals from foreign mail-order pharmacies saves them a lot of money-- and legislators passed a law legalizing imports. The drug industry and the state's pharmacists say imports can be dangerous, even deadly, while supporters say the drugs are identical to those in the U.S. -- except for price. Now, a federal court will decide.

Aired: 11/09/13

Rating: NR

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