March 3, 2015
Maine’s law permitting personal prescription drug importation was overturned last week by a judge who says the federal ban on importation supersedes state law. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) called the decision a “victory for patients.” Amy from Maine left a testimonial on our … Continue to Article-->
February 20, 2015
PharmacyChecker.com just released an extensive and well documented report "Online Pharmacies, Personal Drug Importation and Public Health: Ill-Considered Enforcement Prevents Access to Safe and Affordable Medication" that seeks to set the public record straight on safe Internet pharmacies and how they serve as a lifeline … Continue to Article-->
February 17, 2015
Early this month, Lee Graczyk, our lead organizer, was invited to speak at a National Retiree Legislative Network (NLRN) conference in Washington, DC. While there, he also took the opportunity to schedule appointments with policy makers to share RxRights’ message about the need for continued access to affordable medicine. … Continue to Article-->
February 9, 2015
President Obama released his budget proposal last week. We were pleased to see it contains a number of measures related to controlling drug prices, particularly for Medicare enrollees. Medicare already makes up about 15 percent of the federal budget. The advent of astronomically priced specialty drugs like Sovaldi, a … Continue to Article-->
February 4, 2015
The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy has come out with yet another progress report on their Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program. In it, they justify their control over the .pharmacy Top-Level Domain (TLD) and contend it’s a “public health initiative to help consumers distinguish legitimate online … Continue to Article-->
Consumers should follow some basic best practices for choosing safe and legitimate online pharmacies from which to order prescription drugs.
If you are like millions of Americans, you (or someone you know) struggle to pay for needed medications. Every day, we hear from people who ...