Ontario to crack down on generic prices

Ontario's provincial government will crack down again on the way generic drugs are sold, saying their prices remain too high compared with other countries such as the U.S. Legislation introduced Thursday as part of Finance Minister Dwight Duncan's budget includes the power to ban the $750 million paid annually by generic drug manufacturers to pharmacies on taxpayer-funded drugs for welfare recipients, as well as for consumers buying their own or through drug plans. Report