Stories tagged: pharmaceutical companies
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017
FDA’s war on pricey drugs a good start
The FDA’s power to reduce the price of prescription drugs is limited, but its campaign to use generics to foster greater competition deserves wide support.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Two companies seek to prevent drugs’ use in Arkansas executions
Two pharmaceutical companies asked a federal judge Thursday to prevent Arkansas from using their drugs to execute seven inmates by the end of the month, saying they object to their …
Sat., March 4, 2017
Legislation needed to curb drug-price hikes
Recent legislation in the U.S. Senate and in the Washington Legislature may eventually shine a brighter light on pricing practices.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017
Tough talk won’t lower drug prices
If prices don’t come down, and quickly, Trump should back up his tough talk with action.
Fri., Oct. 9, 2015
Consumer Confidential: How a $500 copay turned into a $3,900 bill
Price gouging in the specialty drug market underlines the craziness of the U.S. health care system, which encourages people to take personal responsibility for their well-being but denies them the …
Mon., June 17, 2013, 7:36 a.m.
Court: ’pay to delay’ generic drugs can be illegal
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says deals between pharmaceutical corporations and their generic drug competitors, which government officials say keep cheaper forms of medicine off the market, can sometimes be …