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EPA Bans CFC-Based Asthma Inhalers 394

bonch writes "The EPA has banned over-the-counter asthma inhalers as part of an agreement with other nations to avoid using chlorofluorocarbons, a substance once used in aerosol sprays. Alternative albuterol inhalers cost almost three times as much as the $20 epinephrine inhalers sold by online retailers."
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EPA Bans CFC-Based Asthma Inhalers

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Friday September 23, 2011 @07:53PM (#37498038)

    The new inhaler with no insurance? $60. Before? $30
    Less pressure, not as effective in getting the meds to my lungs.
    I now order them from mexico, same old good stuff that works.

    Aren't you happy that you are able to sacrifice your health, though, for the good of the planet?

    Comrade Captain Planet demands we much all offer our lives for him.

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