Maine Law Muddles Liability In Drug Injury Suits

Law360, New York (October 11, 2013, 8:57 PM EDT) -- The Maine law allowing prescription drugs to be purchased from foreign pharmacies might save the state's residents money, but it will cause plaintiffs allegedly injured by the products all sorts of headaches, including difficulty tracking down defendants and confusion over differing warning labels.

The law, the first of its kind in the U.S., went into effect Wednesday. Passed by the state Legislature in June, it allows Maine residents to import drugs from licensed pharmacies in Canada, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand for their personal use....
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