Cities and local governments in several states said they will continue to use a Canadian company to offer employees prescription drugs at a highly reduced price, even though federal officials raised safety concerns about the practice last week.
The municipalities use CanaRx, which connects their employees with brick-and-mortar pharmacies in Canada, Great Britain and Australia to fill prescriptions.
In a Feb. 28 letter to CanaRx, the Food and Drug Administration said the company has sent unapproved and misbranded drugs to U.S. consumers, jeopardizing their safety.
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