Independent thinking: Sr Teresa Forcades

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Big Pharma Prepares to Spend Hundreds of Millions to Keep Drug Prices High

Big Pharma Prepares to Spend Hundreds of Millions to Keep Drug Prices High Posted on Oct 26, 2016 By Deirdre Fulton / Common Dreams     A recent poll found that more than three in four Americans consider prescription drug prices “unreasonable.” (Dvortygirl/flickr/cc) Facing an increasingly outraged public, the leading Big Pharma lobby group is hiking its annual dues by more than 50 percent as it prepares to defend its pharmaceutical company members against lawmakers and voters who want to rein in out-of-control drug prices. Politico reported Tuesday that “PhRMA hopes to improve its public image next...
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