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The Hill: Drug Importation From Other Countries Will Save Dollars And Lives

High-quality, well-made medicines are available to US citizens, predominantly from Canada at lower costs than presently available. What could be bad about that?

Despite the clear benefits drug re-importation would bring to consumers, the most recent high-profile effort hit a hurdle last month when an amendment sponsored by Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) that would have allowed American consumers to import drugs from Canada failed. Some Republican senators, headed by John McCain (Ariz.), even voted to support the amendment,, which only garnered 46 yea votes. Read here.

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Last updated: February 21, 2017