TITLE

Bucking legalities and safety concerns, states push Rx imports

AUTHOR(S)
Blassingame, Kelley M.
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Jan2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act that prohibits U. S. consumers from importing prescription drugs from foreign nations. Challenges facing U. S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Mark McClellan in his effort to enforce the law; Comments from Barry Power of the Canadian Pharmacists Association; Factor that is the key to regulating the safety of mail-order medicines.
ACCESSION #
11988861

 

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