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trio of U.S. senators wants to know if the Food and Drug Administration has reversed a policy that allows Americans to import medicines under select circumstances.

In separate letters to the agency, the lawmakers noted that FDA criminal investigators recently visited nine Florida stores with search warrants to warn the owners that importing drugs from foreign countries is illegal. At the same time, one of the senators believes that some Floridians have received notices indicating their prescription drugs are being held at their local post office at the request of the FDA.

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