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Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act

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A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the importation of affordable and safe drugs by wholesale distributors, pharmacies, and individuals.


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01/10/2019Introduced in Senate

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01/10/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions01/10/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/10/2019)

Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act

This bill addresses the importation of drugs from Canada and other foreign countries.

The bill requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to promulgate regulations within 180 days permitting wholesalers, pharmacies, and individuals to import certain prescription drugs from Canada. After two years, The FDA, may permit the importation of prescription drugs from other countries.

The bill establishes a process for certifying foreign sellers—a licensed foreign pharmacy or foreign wholesale distributor.