Prescription Drug Prices in Canada and the United States, Part 2:Why the Difference?
— Published on September 1, 2000
This study compares the prices of prescription drugs in Canada and the United States. The measure used is the replacement cost, at Canadian prices, of drugs consumed by the average American pharmacy or consumer. The sample was selected from the drugs consumed in the largest quantities in the United States. This ensures that the study captured non-patented as well as patented drugs.
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