Will lower prices for Oregonians
A bill from Representative Bill Post (R-Keizer) to allow the sale of
pseudoephedrine products without a prescription has now been approved by Oregon House legislators
today. That bill is HB 2648
This is the third time that Rep. Post has attempted to remove an unnecessary barrier for
Oregonians to lower their health care costs when purchasing pseudoephedrine products.
Products such as Sudafed will still be restricted to people who are at least 18 years of age
with a valid ID under the proposal.
Rep. Post was joined by a bipartisan group of lawmakers who sponsored the proposal.
The impact on health care consumers’ wallets could be significant. Currently,
purchasing a pseudoephedrine product requires a visit to your doctor to receive a
prescription, which comes with an expensive bill.
“With health care costs skyrocketing, this simple bill to reduce the cost of a common
cold medicine should be a no-brainer,” said Rep. Post. “We shouldn’t be asking people
to jump through very expensive hoops by visiting a doctor to obtain a prescription to
common cold medicine, especially when Oregon is the ONLY state requiring a
|Post Date: 2021-04-28 13:00:30||Last Update: 2021-04-28 13:21:50|