‘Secret’ document details fed price for drugs
'Secret' document details fed price for drugs
MATT GOURAS, Associated Press
HELENA — The low rates charged for prescription medicine in Canada — just across the border from Montana but out of reach for many poor and uninsured Americans — makes the high cost of some prescription drugs in the United States sting a bit more for Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer.
But Schweitzer, long an advocate for cheaper prescription drugs, is telling news organizations he can't turn over a proprietary document that could aid the public interest by providing the real cost of individual drugs.