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Canada Drugs

Canada Drugs

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Officials in Springfield, Mass., are going to buy prescription drugs from Canada for some city workers and retirees. Host Bob Edwards explains the move could save the city up to $4 million depending on how many people sign up for the voluntary plan. The cost of prescription drugs is drastically cheaper in Canada because of government controls and a favorable monetary exchange rate.