Pushing Prescriptions in the States

Number 23242
Subject Pharmaceuticals
Source Center for Public Integrity (Washington, D.C.)
State DC
Year 2006
Publication Date 04/06/2006
Summary In 2003 and 2004; the pharmaceutical industry "spent more than $44 million lobbying state governments to counter their moves to slash prices." California ($8.9 million), Texas ($6.1 million) and New York ($4.3 million) made up 40 percent of all the lobbying.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 34
Keywords pharmaceuticals; drugs; drug lobby; pharmaceutical lobby; state pharmaceutical budgets; drug prices
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