Trump signs orders to lower prescription drug prices

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks prior to signing executive orders on lowering drug prices in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 24, 2020.

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump announced on Friday (Jul 24) he was signing four executive orders aiming to lower prices that Americans pay for prescription drugs.

One order would allow for the legal importation of cheaper prescription drugs from countries like Canada, while another would require discounts from drug companies now captured by middlemen to be passed on to patients, Trump said.

Z24 News

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