Gottlieb Bashes Drug Importation A Day After Trump Supports It

May 10, 2019
Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Friday (May 10) bashed a bill passed by Florida lawmakers to import Canadian drugs a day after the president endorsed state-level drug importation . Although FDA has occasionally allowed imports of drugs in dangerously short supply, Gottlieb said, safeguarding drug importation is “very, very resource-intensive" and there is “no fool-proof way to do this.” “It’s not something that can be replicated on a wide scale,” Gottlieb said at an event hosted by the National...

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