1. Given the economic situation in Michigan, one might have thought our legislators would have something better to do with their time.
2. According to the article, the drug companies will pay for this all this monitoring (of cold and allergy medicine purchases!) out of their profits so that it is "no cost to retailers or taxpayers". Somehow I suspect that this is not how it will actually work out.
3. It is amazing what supposedly freedom-loving Americans will put up with.