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‘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.


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