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HHS and FDA propose plan for importation of prescription drugs from other countries

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless today laid out a plan for the importation of prescription drugs intended for sale in other countries. Other countries pay lower prices for the same drugs, Azar said. Two pathways under the Safe importation Action Plan would get the… Read More »

Trump administration is drafting plan to allow US consumers to import drugs from Canada

President Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump is working on a proposal that would allow the United States to import drugs from Canada, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told CNBC on Tuesday. “I just got off the… Read More »

44 States Sue 20 Makers of Generic Drugs Over Alleged Price Fixing

In a case that could be the nation’s largest of its kind, 44 states sued 20 drugmakers that produce generics, alleging that the manufacturers participated in price fixing, reports Fierce Pharma. Filed last week in Connecticut, the case also names 15 executives of the pharmaceutical companies. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries plays a prominent role in the… Read More »