Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tag: drug prices

‘Unbelievable’: Half of new drugs launched in 2020-2021 cost $150,000 or...

"Big Pharma's yearly price hikes have pushed already sky-high drug prices into the stratosphere," said one advocacy group.

‘Enough is enough’: Sanders, Klobuchar unveil bill to slash drug prices...

"We can no longer tolerate policies that make prescription drugs unaffordable and out of reach—Congress must act."

40 House Democrats demand Congress ‘swiftly’ cut drug prices

With the Build Back Better Act stalled in the Senate thanks to the GOP and a couple of right-wing Democrats, 40 party...

‘We’re not giving up’: Sanders, other Progressives fight to rescue drug...

“Giving Medicare the power to negotiate drug prices will save the government billions. But most importantly, it will save lives.”

Why the hell are Democrats keeping your drug prices high?

Vote in the Democratic primaries for true public servants — who care more about advancing the public good than protecting private profits.

Americans pay almost double what the rest of the world combined...

“Millions of American families ration medicine to help pay the bills.”

Sanders says there’s ‘no excuse’ for any Democrat to oppose lowering...

“Now is the time for Congress to show courage and stand up to the greed of the pharmaceutical industry.”

Dems in Congress urged to ‘go big’ as Biden endorses bold...

“Any Democrat who tries to block or water down drug pricing reform is betraying President Biden and his agenda. Worse, they are betraying the American people.”

Watch: Katie Porter, squad members eviscerate big pharma CEOs over ‘exorbitant’...

“To recap here: The drug didn’t get any better, the cancer patients didn’t get any better, you just got better at making money—you just refined your skills at price gouging.”

‘No one should be fooled’: Trump executive order on drug prices...

"After three and a half years of endless empty rhetoric, Americans have seen their prescription drug prices go up, not down."

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