Trump administration to consider plans to import drugs from Canada

 

Source: Noam Levey, L.A.Times ( Paid Registration )

The Trump administration — under mounting pressure to lower prescription drug prices ahead of next year’s elections — announced plans to consider allowing states to import lower-priced medications from Canada.

The move, long advocated by consumer groups and opposed by the pharmaceutical industry, will not immediately clear the way for widespread importation.  Nor is it clear when consumers would be able to access cheaper prescriptions.

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