NRLN Members Should Urge
Senators To Support Rx Importation Bill - S. 2328
America's retirees are seeing their pensions, Social Security income and
possibly their saving eaten away by the high cost of prescription drugs.
Or, they simply can't afford to pay for the drugs their doctor has
prescribed for them. The NRLN believes that one way to help lower the
cost of medicines is for Congress to pass legislation making it legal for
the importation of prescription drugs into this country.
supporting S. 2328, a bipartisan bill in the U.S. Senate because it would
legalize the importation of prescription drugs and put a system in place
to guarantee safety. If enacted, individuals, pharmacies and wholesalers
would be allowed to import drugs from Canada with a phase-in to some
European Union countries. The bill also seeks to prevent the
pharmaceutical industry from limiting supplies of drugs to countries and
companies willing to export lower-cost pharmaceuticals to the United
the NRLN is aggressively working on Capitol Hill to promote the passage
of Rx importation legislation, help is needed from NRLN members. Please
click here to contact your Senators and ask them to be a sponsor of S. 2328 if they
are not already a co-sponsor. You are encouraged ask other to use the "Write to
Congress" feature on the NRLN website to send a message to their
Senators. Simply, enter your zip code, click "GO" and then select
the "Issues & Legislation" option. Next, click on "Legislative Alerts &
Updates" and select "The discount cards are a joke. Canadian drugs are
cheaper." Then type in your zip code in the "Take Action Now" box and
click "GO." The message to send to your US Senators will appear. Add
your name and contact information and click "Send Message."
Thanks for taking the time.