Pharmaceuticals can no longer sell cheap in India and dear in the Philippines. This seems to be the import of the 2009 case of Roma Drug v RTC, which one legal analyst believes is a case that helps to “break up cartels.”
As I’ve told my students, a cartel is not the same as a monopoly, but never mind.
The trick now is how to allow the poor to buy online. This is a nice techie biz project, in addition to my earlier suggestion to hyper-energize dual-sim phones.