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Subject:  Drug Price Gouging By Big Pharma Date:  10/15/2021  2:52 PM
Author:  dwenergyman Number:  2364985 of 2381061

By David Sirota - https://www.dailyposter.com/youre-being-gouged-on-medicine-y...

Fact one: Americans are facing not merely expensive drugs, but prices that are examples of outright profiteering.

Fact two: In many cases, the medicines we are being gouged on are those that we the public already paid for.

These facts show us that pharma-bankrolled Democrats trying to kill drug pricing measures aren’t just bought and paid for in this particular skirmish — they are foot soldiers in the pharmaceutical industry’s larger multi-decade campaign to seal off and rig America’s alleged “free market.”

From Profits To Profiteering

First, there’s the price point of drugs. It’s not merely that Americans are paying the world’s highest prices for pharmaceuticals, it’s that in many cases, we are paying prices that aren’t even close to what consumers in other countries pay.
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