Obama Administration to Ban Asthma Inhalers Over Environmental Concerns | The Weekly Standard

Asthma patients who rely on over-the-counter inhalers will need to switch to prescription-only alternatives as part of the federal government’s latest attempt to protect the Earth’s atmosphere.

But the switch to a greener inhaler will cost consumers more. Epinephrine inhalers are available via online retailers for around $20, whereas the alternatives, which contain the drug albuterol, range from $30 to $60.

via Obama Administration to Ban Asthma Inhalers Over Environmental Concerns | The Weekly Standard.

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