Becky Bosshart
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August 22, 2005
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Prescription drug ties between Nevada and Canada grow

Ten Canadian pharmacies have applied for licenses from the Nevada Board of Pharmacy to sell prescription drugs, which state officials herald as a more affordable market for cash-strapped Nevadans.

Nevada officials should have the state-approved Canadian pharmacies listed on the Governor's Office for Consumer Health Assistance Web site (customerservice.doit.state.nv.us/linda/cha/) by late September, the board of pharmacy's general counsel said Monday.

Eight states, several cities and the District of Columbia operate similar programs in opposition to the Bush administration's stance that prescription drug imports can be unsafe. Nevada's law making it easier for consumers to buy prescription drugs from Canadian pharmacies …

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