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Democrats for Consumers or Big Pharma?

Democrats endorsed several November ballot initiatives at this weekend’s meeting of the Democratic Party, but took no position on a measure that would lower drug prices in California.

Can Drugmaking Goliath's $100 Million War Chest Stop David's Rx Relief Ballot Measure?

Big Pharma has put up $100 million to stop a ballot measure aimed at reining in California's prescription drug tab. Will $100 million be enough to stop a ballot measure that goes to the heart of the Bernie Sanders revolution?

Big Pharma Fattening Coffers to Stop Drug Price Reduction Initiative

Big Pharma fears only one thing: a government regulator who will push back on drug prices and protect consumers. Its fears could be realized in a year if an initiative intended to lower drug prices is approved by voters, which is why the drug companies have already filled a campaign war chest with nearly $40 million.
 

Reducing Drug Prices Proposal Could Pit Well-Funded Healthcare Players Against Each Other

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation's proposed measure to reduce prescription drug prices in California is simple enough: Require the state to negotiate prices just like the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs does. Proponents say it will lower costs for state programs, potentially save taxpayers millions and ease rising medical costs for the most vulnerable. 
 

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