Fraser Institute Media Advisory: New study on pharmaceutical drug-pricing in Canada coming Thursday, Jan. 24

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, Jan. 24, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on prescription drug-pricing in Canada.

Pharmaceutical Regulation, Innovation, and Access to New Drugs: An International Perspective spotlights plans by the federal government to lower drug costs and reveals how those planned changes could affect Canadian patients and innovation in the pharmaceutical industry.

A news release with additional information will be issued via GlobeNewswire at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern) on Jan. 24.

Steven Globerman, Senior Fellow
Fraser Institute

Bacchus Barua, Associate Director, Health Policy Studies
Fraser Institute

To arrange media interviews or for more information, please contact:
Bryn Weese
Senior Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
(604) 688-0221 ext. 589

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