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FTA vs PBS

November 28th, 2003

Despite repeated promises that the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme would not be on the table in negotiations about a Free Trade Agreement with the US, this NYT story says this is a key demand on the US side. Moreover

The [recently-passed] Medicare bill also requires the Bush administration to apprise Congress on progress toward opening Australia’s drug pricing system.

It’s increasingly clear that this game is not worth the candle.

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  1. Wilson Lynne
    February 18th, 2004 at 17:44 | #1

    A room without books is like a body without a soul.

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