Drug Savings Tips

07 Nov: State-sponsored Web sites for ordering imported drugs

Due to unchecked increases in prescription drug costs, the governors and legislatures of many states now advocate importing prescription medications from Canada.  Several states have even started Web sites for their citizens to order from approved Canadian pharmacies. These states include: 1. Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) has been a leading advocate of legalizing prescription medications from Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. He created the program Illinois Rx Cares in order to provide monetary relief to senior citizens who fell into the donut hole of prescription medication coverage, as well as others who struggle to afford their prescription medications. The Illinois Rx Cares program helps locate and aid its users in purchasing prescription medication from safe and affordable Canadian…