California governor tackles drug prices in first act

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      The order, along with another naming the state’s first-ever surgeon general, marks a fast start for a governor who has vowed to combat inequity and position California as a counterweight to the conservative Trump administration in Washington.

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      It directed California’s massive Medicaid system to negotiate prescription drug prices for all of its 13 million recipients, changing their benefits from a managed-care or HMO approach to one that allows the state to handle all the purchases.

      https://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-governor-newsom-health/new-california-governor-tackles-drug-prices-in-first-act-idUSKCN1P200D

      Vermont becomes first state to allow imported drugs from Canada
      Gov. Phil Scott of Vermont on Wednesday signed a law permitting the import of prescription drugs from Canada into the state. HHS must still certify the law.

      https://www.pharmacist.com/article/vermont-becomes-first-state-allow-imported-drugs-canada

      End the pharmaceutical companies’ price-gouging theft from the American people!

      “Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.”
      ~Samuel Clemens

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