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Important First Step on Prescription Drug Affordability

By Jill Zorn More and more people in Connecticut can’t afford their prescriptions.  That’s why it was great news when a bill aimed at lowering prescription drug costs for consumers, SB 445, was signed into law by Governor Malloy on … Continue reading

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We can’t wait! Take action against high Rx costs!

Time is running out for the CT House of Representatives to pass important health care consumer protections! Tell your State Representative and House Leadership to act this week! Last week the Senate passed a bill, Senate Bill 445, that protects … Continue reading

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Big Pharma “Getting Away with Murder”

By Jill Zorn Wednesday evening while the Senate started down the unconscionable road of repealing the Affordable Care Act, Bernie Sanders took to the floor to talk about a completely different topic:  that prescription drug prices are getting higher and … Continue reading

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Big Pharma Building their War Chest to Protect High Profits

By Jill Zorn As our recent blog explained, the public is increasingly worried about rising prescription drug prices, a concern that is being echoed by national and state-based policy makers.  The pharmaceutical corporations, worried about their stock prices and their … Continue reading

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Prescription drug costs are out of control

By Jill Zorn Prescription drug costs are out of control and people are starting to notice. The latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll found that 77% of people believe that prescription drugs costs are “unreasonable” up from 72% a year … Continue reading

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#EpiGate: The EpiPen Scandal

By Jill Zorn People are “shocked, shocked!” once again that pharmaceutical corporations are ripping off the American people. This time, the story is about Mylan, the company that sells the EpiPen.  The EpiPen is an easy-to-use injection device purchased by … Continue reading

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Greed is Not Good for Our Health

By Jill Zorn If you want to get really angry about the seemingly unending and arbitrary rise in pharmaceutical costs, read, “The Valeant Meltdown and Wall Street’s Major Drug Problem.” This is one of the best examples of how greed … Continue reading

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