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Helping Americans Get The Truth About Prescription Drug Savings
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A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that pharmacies approved in the Verification Program sell safe medication and can help Americans achieve substantial savings. By filling 370 prescriptions through 41 online pharmacies and testing the authenticity of the medications received, independent researchers from the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. found no test failures among online pharmacies verified by third-party verifiers, such as

Since all online pharmacies approved by – whether American or foreign – are licensed, require a prescription, and meet high standards of online pharmacy safety, the results of this study are not the least bit surprising. Past studies have shown the exact same results. Still, the FDA ignores the facts and continues a consumer education policy recommending that Americans completely avoid non-US online pharmacies. We believe the FDA’s policy is unethical and unfair.  More importantly, its policy is bad for the public health because less access to  affordable prescription drugs means fewer Americans will procure needed medications.

For more on this study see our news release.

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