Canada banned the export of some medications to the U.S. before a new rule takes effect today, allowing U.S. pharmacists to import Canadian drugs in bulk. Canada enacted the ban to prevent prescription shortages on its own soil. A major pharmaceutical lobbying group is suing over the new rule, saying the federal government cannot pass off the responsibility of ensuring the safety and cost-effectiveness of imported drugs to state authorities.
Canada Bans Export of Some Drugs Ahead of New Rule Allowing U.S. States to Import in Bulk
HeadlineNov 30, 2020