Why are we paying so much more for drugs than Europe?

A considerable amount of prescriptions, in many cases generously prescribed by some doctors, are wasted by patients. Furthermore, the belief that more prescriptions equals better health is wrong.

Canada is wasting billions of dollars a year on overpriced drugs, writes Angelo Persichilli.Photograph from Flickr

PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 12:00 AM

If you are already a subscriber


Subscribe to The Hill Times

Subscribe to the digital and/or print editions and get instant access to The Hill Times online.


Quick Purchase

Purchase Story Issue in electronic format (PDF) for $5.00.