Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Health Department Drafts Rules For Importing Canadian Drugs

From News Channel 10 (RI):
The state Department of Health has drafted guidelines that would govern drug imports from Canada, and help ensure the medications meet quality and safety standards in Rhode Island.

The proposed rules would be another step toward allowing the state to license Canadian pharmacies.

Under the proposed regulations, Canadian pharmacies would be allowed to ship only drugs that are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and to follow FDA rules regarding the processing and handling of drugs. They'd also need to document where the drugs were manufactured. ...more

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