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2006-05-05 16:43:42

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Over objections by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Nevadans will be able to buy prescription drugs from Canada over the Internet starting next week, a spokesman for Gov. Kenny Guinn said on Friday. "Monday is the anointed day," said Steve George, a spokesman for the Republican governor, referring to when a state Web site linking consumers to pharmacies in Canada goes into operation. Nevada regulators gave the Web site their final blessing on Thursday...

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2005-09-20 08:55:00

NEW YORK -- Americans could save hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year on brand-name prescription drugs if they use a Canadian Internet pharmacy instead of their local drug store, researchers reported Monday. On average, their study found, Americans could save 24 percent on their prescriptions if they shopped at an online Canadian pharmacy rather than a U.S. drug chain. Depending on the type of drug and how many prescriptions a person has, the savings could add up to hundreds or...

2005-06-29 20:01:27

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will draw up legislation givingit the right to ban the bulk sale of prescription drugs andother medicines to the United States when necessary to protectdomestic supplies, Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh said onWednesday. He said Ottawa must be able to block plans by some U.S.states to make bulk purchases of medicines from Canada, whereprices are generally lower because of government-imposed limitson what pharmaceutical companies can charge for...

2005-06-29 20:34:58

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will draw up legislation givingit the right to ban the bulk sale of prescription drugs andother medicines to the United States when necessary to protectdomestic supplies, Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh said onWednesday. He said Ottawa must be able to block plans by some U.S.states to make bulk purchases of medicines from Canada, whereprices are generally lower because of government-imposed limitson what pharmaceutical companies can charge for...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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