Trump bucks his own party again. This time, it's on importing drugs from Canada.

15 May 2019 - President Donald Trump's latest plan to lower drug prices is drawing concerns from Health Secretary Alex ...

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Trump directs Azar to work on Florida drug import plan

6 May 2019 - President Donald Trump on Monday directed Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to work with ...

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Senate bill endorses Azar's call to allow drug imports

20 March 2019 - Bipartisan support for a Senate bill that seeks to allow drug importation to boost competition dovetails ...

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Many local governments shrug off FDA warning about Canadian drug imports

7 March 2019 - Cities and local governments in several states said they will continue to use a Canadian company ...

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Canadian shelves ‘would run dry’ if U.S. imports drugs

21 February 2019 - The president is joining liberals like Bernie Sanders in pushing to legalize pharmaceutical imports from Canada. ...

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Industry group wants FDA to stop drug importation study

31 October 2018 - A coalition of insurers and drug manufacturers wants the Trump administration to stop its research into ...

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FDA kicks off effort to examine importing drugs

20 August 2018 - A controversial FDA working group has begun discussing how to import drugs from other countries as ...

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Eli Lilly opposes using imports to tackle high drug prices

24 July 2018 - Major drug maker Eli Lilly denounced imports from overseas to provide competition for extremely high-priced drugs. ...

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Statement by FDA Commissioner on the formation of a new work group to develop focused drug importation policy options to address access challenges related to certain sole-source medicines with limited patient availability, but no blocking patents or exclusivities

19 July 2018 - As part of our public health mission, the FDA monitors the pharmaceutical supply chain to support ...

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Vermont signs law to allow import of prescription drugs from Canada

17 May 2018 - Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed a law on Wednesday that will allow the import of prescription drugs ...

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Terminally ill dad saves more than $200k bringing in cancer drugs from India

17 April 2018 - A Kiwi dad who's dying of lung cancer has been bypassing the PHARMAC system to get ...

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New system speeds FDA import decisions

31 July 2017 - The data is in. A new automated system for determining whether FDA regulated products can enter the ...

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The price of crossing the border for medications

27 July 2017 - Canadians are used to paying more for identical products sold south of the border.  ...

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How a Supreme Court ruling on printer cartridges could have a big impact on drug prices

30 May 2017 - A Supreme Court ruling on international printer cartridge sales could have major implications for, of all ...

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Majorities of Democrats, Republicans and Independents support actions to lower drug costs, including allowing Americans to buy drugs from Canada

1 May 2017 - Most say importing Canadian drugs would lower costs without affecting quality, though some have concerns about unsafe ...

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