In The News – Vermont Lowered Prescription Drug Costs. Maine Can Too.

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May 26, 2019 – No family should have to choose between life-saving medications and paying for groceries. Yet the cost of prescription medications has gotten so far out of reach, that many families in Maine — both young and old — are facing this very decision. Vermont decided “enough was enough” and passed ground-breaking legislation to allow the importation of prescription drugs from Canada.


To Slash Prices, Colorado Moves to Import Canada’s Prescription Drugs

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May 21, 2019 – Gov. Jared Polis just signed legislation that will allow for the import of Canadian prescription drugs. The new Canadian drug law has an apparent ally in President Donald Trump who has praised a similar path being taken in Florida.


High Generic Drug Prices Affecting Kansans

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May 21, 2019 – Generic drugs are supposed to be a cheaper alternative to name brand ones, but there has been concern some drug makers have been raising prices just to make an extra buck. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced the state is suing 20 drug manufacturers for purposely keeping the price of drugs high.


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

May 15, 2019 The President is embracing a controversial Florida proposal to import drugs from Canada, which Republicans have long opposed, and many health experts have questioned. The President directed the secretary to work with Florida to get a plan approved!


Floridians Not Naïve About High Prescription Drug Prices. State Should Allow Imports from Canada.

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May 13, 2019 – Florida leads the nation in finally doing something about high drug prices! Recent legislation will allow importation of medications from Canada. Personal Drug importation from Canada provides safe and affordable medication to millions of Americans. For years now many people have been accessing medication safely and affordably through importation from online pharmacies in Canada.


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