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House Backs Cheaper Drug Imports

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House Backs Cheaper Drug Imports

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House Backs Cheaper Drug Imports

House Backs Cheaper Drug Imports

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In a defeat for the drug industry, the House of Representatives approves a bill making it easier for Americans to "re-import" U.S. brand-name prescription drugs from countries where they are available at a lower cost. The Bush administration and House Republican leaders had opposed the bill. Hear NPR's Julie Rovner.

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