Prescription Drugs : The Desperate Canadians – The Fifth Estate
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Prescription Drugs : The Desperate Canadians – The Fifth Estate

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Lights, camera, action! [ ♪♪ ]I had suspected for a while thatsomething just wasn’t quite right.My world was crashing down before my eyes. [ ♪♪ ] I knew it could be deadly so… My name is Annelies Browne. My name is Andrei Marti. We live in Victoria, British Columbia. Annelies:Actually, I think Andrei was the […]


How national pharmacare could change what Canadians spend on prescriptions

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In their 2018 budget, the federal Liberals made news by promising to introduce a national pharmacare plan. They appointed a panel, led by former Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins, to figure out how to implement a system that would make sure no Canadians went without their medications because they cou ldn’t afford them. …that too […]


It’s Time for Prescription Drug Prices to Go Down: Patients Speak Out

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I was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia. With breast cancer. My kidneys continued to deteriorate. I have, in this last year, had to pay over $10,000 in medical costs for my drug to keep me alive. My medications are quite expensive. The out of pocket costs were staggering. Over five thousand dollars. So I just […]




Can you be charged with DUI for driving while using prescription medication in California?

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– We’re with David Shapiro, David is a DUI lawyer in San Diego, California, and he’s agreed to answer an online question related to driving under the influence with prescription drugs. This specific question was posted by Alex, David will get into the question, “I was pulled over on interstate “I was pulled over on […]



Prescription drugs in Sweden explained – Is medicine free?

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Are medicines and prescription drugs free in a socialist country like Sweden. Let’s find out. And the short answer is no. Prescription drugs are not free in the country of Sweden. We do however have something that will keep people from being thrown into a downward spiral into debt. We have a limit. Högkostnadsskyddet, the […]