Medicare Plan Would Ban Canadian Drugs The Republican-brokered Medicare prescription drug plan currently before Congress is angering many senior citizens. The plan will not allow Americans to import drugs from Canada, unless the Food and Drug Administration approves such sales. Such approval is unlikely: The FDA has been campaigning against "re-importation" from Canada for months now. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.
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The Republican-brokered Medicare prescription drug plan currently before Congress is angering many senior citizens. The plan will not allow Americans to import drugs from Canada, unless the Food and Drug Administration approves such sales. Such approval is unlikely: The FDA has been campaigning against "re-importation" from Canada for months now. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.