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Mar 01, 2017 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

Sanders wants OK to import drugs

Opening a new front in the war against big pharma, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and a slew of Democratic colleagues introduced a bill Tuesday to allow commercial importation of drugs from Canada. Through cheap imported drugs, the U.S. would be able to take advantage of the government levers and regulation that other countries have used to bring down pharmaceutical prices. It has had wide popular and bipartisan support, including from Hillary Clinton and Pres...