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Many people don't realize that some generic drug prices in Ontario are far higher than most other places. Does it make sense to pay twice as much for the same product just because you crossed a border? High cholesterol is the same on both sides of the border. So why are Ontarians paying more for some of their generic drugs?

The Ontario government is changing Ontario’s drug system to provide patients with wider access to lower-cost generic drugs. Take a look at this video. What a great way of getting down to the basics about a seemingly complex issue. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tlky-I4_3wM




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It's because prices are regulated, and the cost is fixed at a proportion of the 'name brand' and has no relation to what it costs to actually manufacture the drugs.
 
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