Florida Is First State To Receive FDA Nod For Rx Drug Importation

By Gabrielle Wanneh, Luke Zarzecki / January 5, 2024 at 2:56 PM
Florida on Friday (Jan. 5) became the first state to receive FDA approval for a plan to import cheaper prescription medicines from Canada, coming roughly three years after the state submitted its initial application. FDA signaled more state approvals could be in the works, and the top drug industry lobby hinted it might sue to stop the Florida program. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) called FDA’s approval “reckless” and a threat to public health, and said it...

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