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Vermont - first state to require drug makers justify prices 7 years 5 months ago #17769

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Some US states are making some steps towards price reduction of expensive drugs:
"Despite opposition from the pharmaceutical industry, Vermont late last week became the first state in the country to require drug makers to justify price hikes for medicines."
read more here: www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2016/06/06/ve...prices-transparency/

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Vermont - first state to require drug makers justify prices 7 years 5 months ago #18178

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Interesting, no doubt about it but I wonder how effective it will truly be when you have a company like Gilead saying that their drug prices against the cost of a liver transplant is certainly a fair price. Oh, and Gilead says that with a straight face knowing that not everyone needing tx will need a liver transplant. Hopefully these new state requirements work towards actually ending these crazy prices and not just another piss in the wind!!

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