I applaud the system. I know the system works.
It's not illegal. But in my mind, this is completely unethical. It's breaking all the laws of pharmacy and medicine.
It's a cat-and-mouse game with the pharmaceutical companies. They are extremely powerful.
They were all unsuccessful in the legislative route because of the ability of the people who oppose (the imports) to stifle them.
The pharmaceutical industry has done an enormous amount of lobbying of politicians in the states and the federal government. That's why it's such an amazing example in Nevada.
Having a clean slate to start with is absolutely great.
It's an issue of patient safety. We're not talking about Viagra and narcotics abuse. We are talking about people with breast cancer, heart disease and diabetes on established medication. Who is going to be liable for these people going off medical regimens and suffering or even dying?