In the news May 20th 2019 – CBC article

In General, Health, Insulin by Jordan Rosenblatt

While crossing the border to buy prescription drugs is nothing new, pharmacists are seeing a resurgence of the practice in recent years

Emma Davie · CBC News · Posted: May 20, 2019 7:00 AM AT | Last Updated: May 20, 2019

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Jordan Rosenblatt works with Mark’s Marine Pharmacy in Vancouver, roughly 40 kilometres from the U.S. border. He said there are a number of doctors who work with them to serve American patients.

“They check the medical profile to ensure that it’s the right medication, there’s no interactions with other medications, that it’s properly suited and, assuming it is, they will rewrite them a new prescription,” he said.

“The [U.S.] prices are absurd,” he said. “Quite frankly, when we hear the prices, I often wonder how people would really afford it if it wasn’t for options like us.”

But online pharmacies do exist in Canada, and so do their illegitimate counterparts posing as a Canadian pharmacy.

“There are reports in nearly every state of somebody receiving a counterfeit drug,” said Norman Tomaka, spokesperson for the American Pharmacists Association.

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