Trump says US states will be able to buy prescription drugs abroad

Trump says US states will be able to buy prescription drugs abroad

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be giving states the right to buy prescription drugs from other countries, as part of a bid to boost consumer access to cheaper medicines.

U.S. President Trump departs for travel to Louisiana from the White House in Washington
US President Donald Trump at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Nov 14, 2019. (Photo: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst) 

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be giving states the right to buy prescription drugs from other countries, as part of a bid to boost consumer access to cheaper medicines.

Trump made the remarks at an event at the White House accompanied by Heath and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, among other officials.

(Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Chris Reese)

Source: Reuters

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