The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

May 08, 2013 09:02 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; Report Examining Bulk Purchasing of Prescription Drugs Coming Thursday, May 9

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 8, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new report measuring the costs and benefits of bulk purchasing agreements for pharmaceuticals, on Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

Bulk Purchasing of Prescription Drugs examines bulk pharmaceutical purchase agreements in New Zealand, the United States, and Europe, specifically considering how such agreements are used in each jurisdiction, quantifying the savings, and identifying related consequences.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, May 9.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at www.fraserinstitute.org.

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 86 think-tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org.

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