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importation of prescription drugs

HDA, NACDS CEOs: Rx importation not worth risk

HDA, NACDS CEOs: Rx importation not worth risk

Efforts to promote the importation of prescription drugs — seen by some as one way to mitigate the escalating cost of medications — could compromise the safety of the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain, according to HDA’s John Gray and NACDS’ Steve Anderson. In a blog post on Monday for the policy journal The Hill, Gray,

NACDS warns Congress on danger of drug imports

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) sent a letter to all 100 U.S. senators last month ahead of a vote on an amendment that would allow Americans to purchase prescription drugs from Canada. In its letter, NACDS said that importation undermines the prescription drug safety net. “NACDS shares the goal

NACDS speaks out on Rx importation, refill reminders

NACDS speaks out on Rx importation, refill reminders

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores made its voice heard this week on two key pharmacy matters: importation of prescription drugs and prescription refill reminders. NACDS said an amendment calling for personal importation of prescription drugs from Canada was withdrawn amid debate in the U.S. Senate on budget reconciliation legislation on