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    Why pharmaceuticals spam?

    I'm probably well out of touch with what's hot & what's not, but I can't fathom this enormous interest in spamming for drugs & medicines at supposedly cheap prices. Are there certain countries where prescription drugs are so prohibitively expensive or scarce, that buying over the web is a good option?

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    Re: Why pharmaceuticals spam?

    Yes, one can get them cheaper on the net, BUT, one may not get what one needs.

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    Re: Why pharmaceuticals spam?

    Quite often the aim is to get prescription drugs without prescription.

    Sometimes (in the UK, at least) there may be what is called "postcode rationing" -- where you live can influence the quantity of drugs you can be prescribed, because of quotas, budgets, and the like. So if you "need" (or need) more, this is seen as a way of getting them.

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    Re: Why pharmaceuticals spam?

    Yeah, for many people in the USA on fixed incomes and no drug insurance costs are prohibitive. Plus, there is always the lure of 'getting it cheaper' for the unsuspecting.

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    Re: Why pharmaceuticals spam?

    From the Southwestern U.S., you can buy a one-day bus trip to Mexico for lunch and ** Possible SPAM post - please alert a Moderator (2)** visits. Apparently the prices are so much better that it is worth all of the various risks involved...

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    Re: Why pharmaceuticals spam?

    It is the same here in the NW but the trips are to Canada, even the State is starting to get them for the employees from up North.

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    Re: Why pharmaceuticals spam?

    Thanks to all for those insights. Sounds like it really is big business, worth spamming about (for the spammers of course, never the spamees).

    Alan

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