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President Trump meets with pharma industry

President Trump meets with pharma industry

In a meeting with pharmaceutical industry leaders, President Donald Trump decried the high cost of drugs but said his administration would work to make it easier to get new, innovative medications to market. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), which along with drug company executives met with Trump at the White House on

Trump: ‘Drug industry has been disastrous’

Trump: ‘Drug industry has been disastrous’

Donald Trump briefly touched on the pharmaceutical industry in his first major press conference since being elected president. In the news conference yesterday at Trump Tower in Manhattan, Trump talked about drug companies relocating overseas and referred to the rising cost of pharmaceuticals. “We’ve got to get our drug industry back,” Trump said after discussing

Senators launch investigation of Rx pricing

Senators launch investigation of Rx pricing

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Senate committee has begun a probe of recent spikes in pharmaceutical pricing. Sens. Susan Collins (R., Maine) and Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.), who lead the Senate Special Committee on Aging, on Wednesday said the bipartisan investigation will include hearings, with the first slated for next month. The lawmakers noted that the