U.S. Senator Trent Lott has changed his position on the importation of cheaper prescription drugs from other countries.
Lott once opposed the idea, but now says times have changed and it’s a matter of rights.
"People have the right to get goods and services at the cheapest available prices. I hope we can find a way to bring these cheaper prescription drugs to our pharmacies, so yes I have changed my position," said Lott.
He has also co-sponsored a bill that would provide a way for Americans to receive these drugs.
Lott’s original was concerned that imported prescription drugs would be of a lesser quality and not safe for consumption. He said he has asked American pharmaceutical companies to finds ways to reduce prices and they have done nothing.