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Plan to include tribe in drug import program panned


The Maine Pharmacy Association and Ontario Pharmacists� Association criticized a plan to designate the Penobscot Nation as a drug importer.

The two groups said the plan poses a safety risk to consumers. They claim there will be no regulation of drugs imported into Maine.

The Penobscot Nation is planning to open a statewide pharmacy in May to provide cheap prescription drugs. The initiative was advanced by Gov. John Baldacci (D).

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