Trump’s Promise To Rein In Drug Prices Could Open Floodgate To Importation Laws

(By Rachel Bluth for Kaiser Health News)

With prescription drug prices soaring and President Donald Trump vowing to take action, an old idea is gaining fresh traction: allowing Americans to buy medicines from foreign pharmacies at far lower prices. A new bill in Congress to allow the practice would modify previous safety standards and remove a barrier that proved insurmountable in past attempts to enable progress. Continue reading article here…

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