Hillary Clinton Announces Plan To Address ‘Unjustified’ Price Hikes On Life-Saving Drugs

The issue at hand is patent buying and monopoly, can we regulate and legislate that? We already have laws on the books designed to prevent monopolies, but we haven’t seen much enforcement. In terms of patent buying and exploiting those purchases as a means to make easy profit at the expense of the sick, we have to force congress to do something. I applaud Hillary Clinton for quickly responding to the issue, the public needs to understand that these pharmaceutical companies are charging exorbitant prices not because they need the resources to finance research and development, these medications had their r&d funded through taxpayer money, they are charging high prices for profit and because they can, that is what’s wrong about the entire process.

Read the article:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/hillary-clinton-drug-prices_us_57c9bda8e4b0a22de095dc41?section=us_politics

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