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Cure needed for rip-off on drugs

Published 17/10/2011 | 05:00

Prices of prescription drugs have long been one of the most notorious rip-offs in our Rip-off Republic.

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And it often seems that no human agency, least of all the Health Service Executive, can ease the plight of the customers.

In the past, it has been alleged that retail mark-ups on essential drugs can exceed the wholesale price by up to 700pc.

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