Bernie Sanders has some new allies in fight to bring Canadian drugs to the U.S.

A previous version of this article stated that Tuesday’s bill was the same as one voted on in mid-January. This article has been clarified to reflect that although the two bills both proposed drug importation, they are separate.

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke on the campus of Penn State University in State College, Pa., last year.

Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and others unveiled a bill on Tuesday that would allow prescription drugs to be imported from Canada, as a means of bringing down drug prices.

The bill would apply to consumers, licensed U.S.

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