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Examining the implications of drug importation

Examining the implications of drug importation

hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, July 14, 2004.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug reimportation -- United States.,
  • Product counterfeiting -- United States.,
  • Imports -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Consumer protection -- United States.,
  • Foreign trade regulation -- United States.,
  • Pharmaceutical policy -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 108-923
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .J8 2004x
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 278 p. :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22687760M
    ISBN 100160819962
    ISBN 109780160819964
    LC Control Number2008397682

    Ensuring patients have access to needed medicines is critical, but the importation of unapproved medicines, whether from Canada or elsewhere in the world, is the wrong answer. Due to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) comprehensive drug approval process, medicines on the U.S. market are widely regarded as the safest in the world. Crime Script Analysis of Drug Manufacturing In Clandestine Laboratories: Implications for Prevention Article (PDF Available) in British Journal of Criminology 51(2) March with.

    Model Prescription Drug Importation Legislation – “An Act to Permit the Wholesale Importation of Prescription Drugs into (State)” Wholesale Drug Importation Legislation Q&A. Easy-to-understand Infographics explaining how drug importation works. An overview explaining of NASHP’s Model Importation Legislation. Other resources. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) is trying to staple his infamous importation bill to the 2,+ pages (and counting!) Senate health care bill and claims that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) will allow a vote on it (per the Puffington Host). The odds of commercial drug importation legislation are higher than anytime in recent memory.

      A General Accountability Office study would be required within 18 months of the final rule to address outcomes related to importation processes, drug . You asked for an overview of the legal issues concerning prescription drug importation. SUMMARY. As spending on prescription drugs continues to increase for both government (state, county and local) as well as for individuals, some are turning to foreign countries, particularly Canada, for the purchase of prescription medications.


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Abstract The option of legalizing the commercial importation of prescription drugs is of continued policy interest as a way to reduce U.S. drug spending. Using IMS data, we estimate potential savings from commercial drug importation under assumptions about percentage of drugs likely to attract imports; potential supply from.

Policy implications of drug importation. Palumbo FB(1), Mullins CD, Slagle AF, Rizer J. Author information: (1)University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy, Center on Drugs and Public Policy, Arch Street, 12th Floor, Baltimore, MDUSA. [email protected] by: 7. The Dangers of Drug Importation Tanya Nelson, PharmD, and Jerilyn B.

Petropoulos, BS, PharmD, BCPS • The drug is unapproved and intended for use for a serious medical condition,for which effective treatment might not be available domestically,either through commercial or clinical means.

• There is no known commercialization or promotion of. Importation schemes have been proposed at various times as an approach to reducing drug costs. However, these schemes fail to acknowledge that the resources required to ensure the safety and efficacy of any drugs being imported from or passing through other countries into the United States would outweigh any potential savings.

Drug importation would not address the problems of health care inflation that plague the U.S. health care system, but it would harm patients and risk future innovations. The United States sets the global standard for pharmaceutical development and regulation. We prevent the very problems that drug importation.

Policy Implications of Drug Importation Commentary Francis B. Palumbo, PhD, Esq; C. Daniel Mullins, PhD; Ashley F. Slagle, MS; and Jessica Rizer, Esq Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, Center on Drugs and Public Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland ABSTRACT Background: Importation of prescription drugs into the United States has been a major health policy.

As states pursue a wide range of legislation to address rising drug costs, four more states have joined Utah and Vermont to introduce bills to import prescription drugs from Canada through a state-run, wholesale operation.

For years, concerns over the inaccessibility and high prices of U.S. prescription drugs focused on on-patent brand-name medicines.

Low-cost generic drugs—Food and. Chapter 56 - Why does the U.S. restrict medication imports from other countries. would give the FDA sufficient resources for inspections and testing to ensure that re-imported drugs meet the agency’s standards for safety and effectiveness.

It should be noted, however, that patients are allowed to import medications for personal use. Introduction. As a result of the high cost of domestic prescription drugs and lower cost of products from foreign countries, personal prescription drug importation (PPDI) remains a critical health policy issue in the United States (U.S.) (1–4).Some have proposed greater use of domestically sold generic drugs as a more viable solution to the challenge of rising prescription drug costs (5–7).

OUR PURPOSE / Some Important Facts About Drug Importation J Developing solutions to improve access to affordable care requires conversations and collaborations across a broad range of stakeholders in the U.S.

healthcare system, including policymakers in Congress. The U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain is a sophisticated, efficient and highly secure system, and was further strengthened in by the passage of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA, or Title II of the Drug Quality and Security Act).

The DSCSA provides for a federal traceability solution for prescription medicines, which bywill. Conference explores pros and cons of drug reimportation By Colleen Newvine News Service. Buying prescription drugs outside the United States is illegal, but that's not stopping Americans faced with skyrocketing health care costs from considering it as a way to get costly medications for less.

Eliminating the U.S. drug lag: Implications for drug safety Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 47(1) July with 43 Reads How we measure 'reads'. DRUG WHOLESALING AND IMPORTATION: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIESt ROBERT P.

GIACALONE,J.D.* ABSTRACT Much interest and controversy abounds regarding the benefits and perils associated with the importation of pharmaceuticals.

The Inter-net has provided an uncertain vehicle for such importation especially. Re: Prescription Drug Importation Dear President Trump: On behalf of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), we are writing to urge your Administration to refrain from endorsing pending legislative proposals that would allow for broad personal and commercial importation of non-FDA.

legislation that would allow drug importation from Canada and other industrialized countries, and many U.S. states and localities are seeking ways to legally import low-cost versions of branded medicines.

As the drug importation debate proceeds in the United States, a large body of. Canadian Drug Importation The next step in this process is to determine the amount of pharmaceuticals Canada imports. Table 5 shows the dollar amount and proportion of Canadian drug imports which were packaged for retail use or in measured dosage forms from .HDA Statement on FDA Drug Importation Proposal March 9, In response to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed rule on prescription drug importation, Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) President and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr.

released the following statement.drug importation was permitted? The Prescription Drug Market Several aspects of the prescription drug market distin-guish it from other markets. The first is the unusual im-portance of research and development (R&D) in creating new drug products.

Drugmakers compete vigorously to CBO A series of issue summaries from the Congressional Budget Office.