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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 »

PhRMA CEO calls Trump drug importation plan ‘far too dangerous’

The CEO of PhRMA, a trade group representing pharmaceutical companies, slammed the Trump administration’s new proposal to import drugs from foreign countries. The Department of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug Administration released a proposal to make prescription drugs more affordable via importation, the Safe Importation Action Plan, earlier Tuesday. “The Administration’s… 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 »