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Hold Big Pharma Accountable
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicines, Big Pharma, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 17 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Many Americans go without life-saving medicines or go bankrupt because they can't afford the costs of the care they need. Drug prices have continued to soar while drug companies do everything in their power to keep raking in profit.
Become a Grassroots Co-Signer of The Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, drugs, medicines, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, price gouging, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 99 days ago - actionnetwork.org
This month, Reps. Doggett, Welch and Cummings introduced The Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act. This bill would allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices, harnessing the government's purchasing power and restraining monopoly pricing.
Drug Companies Making Record Profits While 1 in 4 Patients Cannot Afford Meds
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, drug companies, pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical companies, prescription drugs, patients, healthchare )

Joanna
- 204 days ago - washingtonexaminer.com
Over the past five years, brand name drug prices have increased at 10 times the rate of inflation.
It's Time to Pass Legislation to Disclose Drug Costs to the Public
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicine, prices, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 243 days ago - act.civicaction.com
Your health should always be more important than corporate profits. Disclosing the reasoning behind price hikes is the first step towards ending the manipulation of prescription drug prices.
Don't Let Big Pharma Buy Our Health Care System
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, petitions )

Freya
- 368 days ago - actionnetwork.org
President Trump broke his promise on Medicare and drug prices, and sent Pharma stocks soaring. This is why drug prices are so high. Corrupt pharmaceutical corporations are spending their money protecting their profits.
Hold Big Pharma Accountable for Its Role in the Opioid Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, propaganda, lies, addiction, petitions, accountability )

Freya
- 370 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Pharmaceutical companies told sales reps to claim that opioids like OxyContin were less addictive and less likely to be abused than other painkillers. Purdue Pharmaceutical admitted as much in a settlement in 2007.
Demand Congress Lower Prescription Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicines, pharmaceuticals, prices, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 371 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Trump's cowardice in blocking Medicare from negotiating lower drug prices is more proof that he works for the drug industry, not the people.
Demand Congress Rein in the Abuses of the Greedy Pharmaceutical Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, corporations, greed, prices, pricing, pricing )

Freya
- 387 days ago - actionnetwork.org
A new report from Americans for Tax Fairness finds that the Pharma Big 10 re among the biggest winners from the Trump-GOP tax handouts. But they are passing $0 in savings along to consumers through reduced prices.
Big Pharma's Cash Flood Is Drowning Seniors
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, costs, greed )

Freya
- 413 days ago - cnn.com
A new report from Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-MO, confirms a deep-seated fear for many seniors: the prices of the 20 brand-name drugs that are most prescribed to them have skyrocketed.
Demand Congress Pass Emergency Legislation to Break Up Big Pharma's Drug Monopoly
Health & Wellness  (tags: pharmaceuticals, drugs, costs, expenses, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 430 days ago - dailykos.com
We pay more per capita on prescription drugs than other high-income countries. This tragedy has led to families experiencing bankruptcy, a devastating opioid crisis, and sick and elderly people cutting pills in half or doing without.
Stand Up for Fairness and Affordable Medicine
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, health care, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 434 days ago - action.consumerreports.org
Very soon Congress will be deciding whether to include the CREATES Act in the government funding bill. This act would close loopholes that pharma companies are exploiting to refuse to share medicine samples and information with generic companies.
Bill Targets Prescription Drug Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, greed, bills )

Freya
- 441 days ago - wshu.org
Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo wants state lawmakers to pass a bill to require transparency in prescription drug pricing. He says it would help prevent out-of-control drug price increases, like what happened with the EpiPen recently.
We Need a Permanent Fix to Lower Drug Costs
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicine, petitions )

Freya
- 468 days ago - secure.ncpssm.org
At a time when big Pharma continues to bring in record profits, while consumers are seeing their health care costs soar, the National Committee is putting pressure on Congress to protect and expand consumer access to affordable drugs.
Tell the Senate: No Big Pharma Exec for HHS Secretary
Health & Wellness  (tags: Trump regime, appointees, Health and Human Services, pills, pharmaceuticals, medicine, Big Pharma, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 492 days ago - action.citizen.org
Trump has appointed Alex Azar - a former president of Eli Lilly - to be secretary of Health and Human Services. When Azar was president of Eli Lilly, the company jacked up its insulin price tag, more than doubling the bill for consumers.
Stand With Sen. Sanders: Let Medicare Negotiate Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicine, pills, Big Pharma, petitions )

Freya
- 492 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Congressional Democrats who actually care about sick people have tried repeatedly to get Trump's attention, and he has ignored them. Instead, the Trump regime has announced plans "hitting everybody except the drug industry."
 

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