Government To Cease Seizure Of Canadian Drugs

Law360, New York (October 4, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. government has decided to cease its controversial practice of stopping discounted Canadian drugs intended for personal use from crossing the border.

In an e-mail sent Monday to the Office of Congressional Affairs, the Customs and Border Protection agency announced it would change its enforcement efforts on Oct. 9.

Lynn Hollinger, a spokesperson with the agency, declined Wednesday to say why the change had been implemented. She said the agency, which is a part of the Department of Homeland Security, had seized more than 40,000...
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