Sunday, February 21, 2016

Big Pharma Identified 7,000 Govt Officials They Need to Control to Run Their Price Gouging Operation

The industry's spending millions to protect you from public officials who might stop them from overcharging you.

By Jim Hightower

Big news, people! Especially for those of you upset by the skyrocketing prices of the essential prescription medicines you take — including thousands of patients who were hit last year with a 5,000 percent price increase for one lifesaving drug!

Determined to do something about those despised price hikes, drugmakers themselves have reached into their corporate toolbox for the two most effective means they have to fix their price problem. Of course, putting more corporate cash into research to produce new medicines would be one of those tools, and a renewed commitment to honest competition would be the other, right?

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