It Would ‘Send Shock Waves’ Across U.S.: Nation Watches Drug Transparency Bill With Bated Breath
The eyes of a nation are on California as a hard-fought drug cost transparency bill sits on governor's desk.
Other States Closely Watching Fate Of California’s Drug Price Transparency Bill
Drugmakers have spent $16.8 million since January 2015 lobbying to kill drug legislation in California, according to data from the Secretary of State’s Office, and have hired 45 lobbyists or firms to fight Senate Bill 17, the drug price transparency bill. Against the backdrop of this opposition campaign, Brown must decide by Oct.15 whether to sign or veto the bill. (Dembosky, 10/1)