Summary: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada. Cosponsors
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 3/26/19.
STATUS: Introduced 1/10/19 by Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] .
ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL:
- “Allowing prescription drugs to be purchased and imported from abroad has the potential to lower health care costs in the U.S.” (Source: Fact Sheet from the Pew Charitable Trusts)
Our organizations have come together in support of the Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act of 2017, which would help lower the cost of medications for the American people. (Source: Prescription Justice, 115th Congress)