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Pharma is a highly regulated industry - it doesn't work like other products | 397 comments | Create New Account
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Pharma is a highly regulated industry - it doesn't work like other products
Authored by: Wol on Monday, November 19 2012 @ 01:42 PM EST
Following on a bit on this ... (and railing against the deregulation of the
telephone industry) ... we had the same thing with phones, where the GPO (as it
was then) had an abligation to provide AT A FLAT PRICE copper phone to anybody
who applied.

So if I'm 200 yards from an exchange here in London, it costs me exactly the
same as somebody in the wilds of Scotland ten miles from the nearest exchange.

Free market capitalism would just leave the Scot hung out to dry (and connect me
for near nothing).

Cheers,
Wol

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