Summary: H.R.5186 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5186. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/23/2002)

Drug Importation Act of 2002 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to permit an individual who is not in the business of importing prescription drugs to import prescription drugs which appear to be approved, non-narcotic, and produced by a registered producer.

Provides for a program where a pharmacist who is not otherwise permitted to import a prescription drug may do so when a drug meets the above standard. Excludes controlled substances and biological products.

States that alternative labeling may be required.