RxRights is a national coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to raising awareness and spurring action around safe prescription drug importation. The Coalition seeks to inform and educate both the public and our elected officials on the complex issues surrounding prescription drug sales in the U.S. Read more about this effort
RxRights.org serves as a forum for individuals and organizations to share experiences and voice opinions regarding Americans’ need for affordable prescription medications from legitimate, licensed online and mail order pharmacies. We encourage participation and discussion through this website.
Individuals and organizations, including licensed Canadian and international pharmacies that meet high standards of safety (including accreditation as a licensed pharmacy requiring a valid prescription), are encouraged to join the RxRights Coalition.
RxRights received initial funding from the Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA), a group of licensed retail pharmacies with a perfect safety record in selling pharmaceuticals to more than a million American citizens each year. Today, we are supported by a number of individuals and organizations that want to protect Americans access to order safe and affordable prescription medications online from Canada and other international pharmacies.
Mature Voices Minnesota is a volunteer based, nonprofit and nonpartisan organization that addresses the concerns of seniors. MVM's activities are centered around education, civic engagement and advocacy. MVM focuses on the economic issues of health care, taxation, housing, transportation and utilities.
In addition, MVM manages a prescription drug importation program which currently serves 2,200 members. Participants save anywhere from 20 to 80 percent on their prescription
drugs by using the service.
The Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide membership organization that was founded in 1978. CWAGs' mission is to improve the quality of life for people of all ages through: Intergenerational Understanding and Leadership Development, Public Education, Legal and Legislative Advocacy and Public Policy Development.
The Congress of California Seniors is a statewide, nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of seniors and their families. Since 1977, CCS has created a solid track record of accomplishment and a reputation for commitment to the interests of seniors, patients, consumers, the disabled, tenants, workers and other underserved groups in California.
TodaysSeniorsNetwork is dedicated to bringing the full capabilities of the web to seniors across the nation to help them realize and fulfill their potential. The goal is to incorporate all of the advantages of the web into a single site that emphasizes a number of media sources, enabling a responsive and quicker source of information for American seniors.The site benefits both seniors and the general public and reflects the unique richness and capabilities of an aging America.
Founded by Dr. Tod Cooperman, MD, PharmacyChecker.com, an American company, is dedicated to helping Americans, mostly the uninsured and underinsured, afford their prescription drugs by publishing reliable information about safe and affordable online pharmacies. It is a free resource where consumers can compare drug prices among safe and affordable licensed pharmacies that require a valid prescription. Through its verification program, PharmacyChecker.com evaluates online pharmacies by checking that they meet high standards of online pharmacy practice and continually monitoring them for compliance.
CIPA is a Canadian association of licensed, retail pharmacies that sell pharmaceuticals and maintenance medications to both Canadian and U.S. citizens. CIPA pharmacies sell medications made by the leading name-brand manufacturers at prices up to 80 percent less than U.S. pharmacies, ensuring patients have access to quality prescription drugs at affordable prices. Since its founding in 2002, CIPA’s thorough safety standards have enabled member pharmacies to provide prescription medications to more than 1 million U.S. patients each year, with a perfect safety record. In 2010, CIPA became the official verifying organization for pharmacies that want to advertise on Google, Bing and Yahoo! in Canada.
Pharmacy Accreditation Services (PaS) is the only independent organization that surveys and accredits pharmaceutical care facilities around the world. We strive for consumers to recognize the PAS seal as a symbol of quality for pharmacies and related facilities that meet certain quality standards. PaS is based in Naperville, Illinois.
Scott McKibbin leads this organization. As the Special Advocate for Prescription Drugs for the state of Illinois, he co-led a multi-agency team to study importation of prescription drugs. The resulting reports were used as the basis of the first program in the nation to allow uninsured Illinois residents access to safe and affordable medications from Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
New York StateWide Senior Action Council is a grassroots membership organization made up of individual senior citizens and senior citizen clubs from all parts of New York State. StateWide was organized in 1972 from War on Poverty funds with the goal of developing a statewide organization of older New Yorkers who could advocate for their interests and needs regarding services, programs and policies effecting older persons. StateWide’s unique history and role has been to focus on the needs of the low-income and minority seniors.
Third Age Power is a website dedicated to issues and programs affecting seniors and people with disabilities. It is sponsored by the Oregon State Council for Retired Citizens and United Seniors of Oregon in an effort to better inform boomers and current seniors about public policy issues, advocacy efforts, and service programs that impact the older generation.
The Oregon State Council for Retired Citizens (OSCRC) and United Seniors of Oregon are non-profit, non-partisan organizations dedicated to advocating for high quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities. Both OCSRC, founded in 1969, and United Seniors, founded in 1979, are recognized as major voices for seniors in Oregon.
OSCRC is a true state council and United Seniors of Oregon is a legislative coalition. Each is made up of senior, disability, consumer and other social service groups dedicated to preserving and protecting the rights and services of seniors and people with disabilities. As the longest standing grassroots senior advocacy groups in the state, United Seniors and OSCRC continue to make a real difference in their advocacy for disadvantaged populations in Oregon.
For more information on protecting American consumers' access to safe and affordable medications through membership in RxRights, contact us.