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PM pledges access to medication as pharmacists, patient groups fear shortage

Aug 1 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canadians will continue to have access to the medications they need, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised Thursday in the face of escalating worry about a Trump administration decision to allow prescription drug imports from Canada. During a visit to Iqaluit, Trudeau said Health Canada already ensures there is a "steady and solid supply" of medications for Canadians […]

PM pledges access to medication as pharmacists, patient groups fear shortage

Aug 1 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canadians will continue to have access to the medications they need, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised Thursday in the face of escalating worry about a Trump administration decision to allow prescription drug imports from Canada. During a visit to Iqaluit, Trudeau said Health Canada already ensures there is a "steady and solid supply" of medications for Canadians […]

PM pledges access to medication as pharmacists, patient groups fear shortage

Aug 1 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Canadians will continue to have access to the medications they need, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised Thursday in the face of escalating worry about a Trump administration decision to allow prescription drug imports from Canada. During a visit to Iqaluit, Trudeau said Health Canada already ensures there is a "steady and solid supply" of medications for Canadians […]

Canada wasn’t consulted on specifics of U.S. plan to import prescription drugs

Jul 31 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Federal officials say Ottawa was not consulted in advance about the details of a Trump administration proposal announced Wednesday aimed at allowing American patients and consumers to legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada. The office of Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says while it remains in regular contact with counterparts from the U.S. Department of Health and […]

Canada wasn’t consulted on specifics of U.S. plan to import prescription drugs

Jul 31 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Federal officials say Ottawa was not consulted in advance about the details of a Trump administration proposal announced Wednesday aimed at allowing American patients and consumers to legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada. The office of Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says while it remains in regular contact with counterparts from the U.S. Department of Health and […]

Canada wasn’t consulted on specifics of U.S. plan to import prescription drugs

Jul 31 2019 — Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Federal officials say Ottawa was not consulted in advance about the details of a Trump administration proposal announced Wednesday aimed at allowing American patients and consumers to legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada. The office of Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says while it remains in regular contact with counterparts from the U.S. Department of Health and […]