Warren Vows Executive Action To Cut Drug Prices As Trump Keeps Promising His Own Actions

By John Wilkerson, Ariel Cohen / November 18, 2019 at 10:54 AM
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren says she would use executive actions to lower prices of drugs important to public health, while the president continues to promise his own administrative procedures to curb prices and Congress hits obstacles to passing even modest bipartisan drug-pricing measures. The Massachusetts Democratic senator said Friday that the government can bypass patents by using compulsory licensing authority, if the government pays drug makers “reasonable and entire compensation.” The government also could use so-called march-in rights to...

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