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Tag: Big Pharma

FTC challenges Big Pharma over unfair patents as Sanders applauds regulatory...

The Federal Trade Commission intensifies its fight against pharmaceutical patent abuses, aiming to slash drug prices and increase access to generic medications.

Medicare launches first-ever drug price negotiations with pharmaceutical giants

"We are moving ahead to help people in spite of pharma's efforts to block negotiation in the courts."

Big Pharma’s battle against FDA-approved medicine imports from Canada

Florida's groundbreaking move: importing affordable medication from Canada. Big Pharma's pushback and the FDA's historic approval — a turning point in U.S. healthcare?

$6 billion in PhRMA Network grants flood the non-profit world, muddying...

An analysis of the $6 billion in grants distributed by PhRMA and its member companies.

Skyrocketing drug prices under scrutiny as pharma CEOs summoned to Senate...

"A life-saving drug is not effective if the patient who needs that drug cannot afford it."

‘For shame’: Pfizer to charge $1,390 for lifesaving Covid drug that...

"Pfizer treats Paxlovid like a Prada handbag; a luxury for the few rather than a treatment for the many," said one consumer advocate.

How a big pharma company stalled a potentially lifesaving vaccine in...

A vaccine against tuberculosis, the world’s deadliest infectious disease, slowed after its corporate owner focused on more profitable vaccines.

The 2024 election could be Big Pharma’s reckoning

It’s clear at this point that the 2024 election could very well hinge on which party can capture the populist mantle on Big Pharma.

Sanders-led panel exposes Big Pharma for ‘ripping off’ Americans with publicly...

"It is unacceptable that half of new prescription drugs invented with the help of NIH scientists now cost more than $111,000," said the HELP Committee chair, urging action by the Biden administration to cut prices.

Senate investigation shows how GOP law enabled Big Pharma’s ‘extreme’ tax...

"Big Pharma gets us coming and going—they charge Americans sky-high prices and they pay absolute rock-bottom taxes, not anywhere near a fair share."

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