Big Pharma

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Aiming to lower the "outrageous" cost of prescription drugs, a group of lawmakers led by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Tuesday introduced legislation that would allow Americans to import low-cost medicine from Canada. Sanders was joined (pdf) in his chamber by Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.), among others, while Reps. Elijah...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Introducing the amendment on Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders asked his senate colleagues if they "have the guts finally to stand up to the pharmaceutical industry and their lobbyists and their campaign contributions and fight for the American consumer?" (Photo: Kevin Dietsch/UPI)
While the Republican Party is publicly dismantling millions of Americans'...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Unfettered shipments of opioids "amount to 433 pain pills for every man, woman and child in West Virginia," notes Charleston Gazette-Mail reporter Eric Eyre. (Photo: Melanie Tata/cc/flickr)
Drug-pushing, multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical companies should be "...