January 11, 2024

Will Florida’s Plan to Get Cheap Drugs From Canada Work?

by The Journal

Florida recently became the first state to win approval from the Food and Drug Administration to import prescription drugs from Canada. As WSJ’s Liz Essley Whyte explains, i t's a milestone in efforts to reduce the cost of medications, but the plan faces opposition from pharmaceutical groups and Canadian officials.

Further Reading:

-Florida Is First State Allowed to Import Drugs From Canada in Bid to Reduce Costs 

-Expensive Drugs Targeted for First U.S. Price Negotiations 

Further Listening:

-Philip Morris Tried to Pivot to Pharmaceuticals. It Didn’t Go Well. 

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