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Drug importation

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Drug importation

the realities of safety and security : hearing before the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, on examining the realities of safety and security regarding drug importation, February 16, 2005

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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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:
  • Drugs -- Purchasing -- United States,
  • Drug reimportation -- United States,
  • Internet pharmacies -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Pharmaceutical policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRealities of safety and security regarding drug importation
    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-70
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 61 p. ;
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15574316M
    ISBN 100160727219
    OCLC/WorldCa61272061

    WHEREAS, drug prices in Canada are far below prices for the same drugs in the United States, and. WHEREAS, the House of Representatives has approved a bill permitting importation of drugs from Canada, and. WHEREAS, the Senate, under the Republicans, have failed to permit a drug importation bill (Snow-Dorgan) from coming to a vote, therefore be it.   Generally, the importation of drugs from other countries is illegal. But the FDA doesn't enforce the ban against individuals bringing in small amounts of drugs for personal : Laurie Mcginley.

    • Drug importation would increase the threat of illegitimate products entering the United States, fueling criminal organizations’ activities and prots. There was an overwhelming consensus that proposals to allow drug importation from or through Canada would turn the advantage from law enforcement to criminal organizations. Drug distribution refers to the movement of drug to and from the blood and various tissues of the body (e.g., fat, muscle, and brain tissue) and the relative proportions of drug in the tissues. Factors that influence distribution include blood perfusion, membrane permeability, plasma protein binding (PPB), regional pH gradients, and.

      Senator Collins talked about prescription drug re-importation. She supported the bill then before the Senate, which would allow certain drugs to be re-imported from Canada. Prescription drug prices. Ensuring patients have access to needed medicines is critical, but the importation of unapproved medicines, from Canada or elsewhere in the world, poses a serious risk to public health. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversees the most robust drug approval and safety process in the world and is focused on protecting our closed drug.


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