Canada Brand Name Drugs

Tories Want to Charge Designer Prices For Brand-Name Drugs

Martin Singh | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada Politics
Martin Singh

The action that is currently being considered by the Conservative government is to extend the patent protection on brand-name drugs. The fact that the government would impose higher costs on Canadians, particularly for something as essential as medication, would be nonsensical even if the cost of medication were affordable.