Calif. may spend $400M on telemedicine programs

California will spend nearly $400 million on telemedicine programs for the University of California system as part of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's $222 billion plan to upgrade the state's infrastructure. Schwarzenegger announced the plan last week in his state of the state address. Schwarzenegger also said he supports the re-importation of prescription drugs into the country from Canada as a way of keeping drug costs down. The position is a reversal for Schwarzenegger, who supported the drug industry's successful Proposition 78 last November but lost all of his other initiatives at the polls and now appears to be moving toward the political center.

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