STAT News: It’s Time to Make It Legal for Americans to Import Drugs

On Tuesday, Ed Silverman wrote that ‘it is time to scrap this prohibition’ on importing prescription drugs from abroad, unless Congress can find another way to drive down the high cost of prescription drugs in the U.S.

He points out that Americans overwhelmingly support prioritizing lowering the high cost of drugs. Yet the problem is getting worse as new high-priced drugs hit the market. As Big Pharma has a long history of blocking every attempt to allow Americans to import prescription drugs from other countries.

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