Skip to comments.Warren unveils bill to lower drug prices by letting government manufacture them
Posted on 12/19/2018 2:16:05 PM PST by Zakeet
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday unveiled a bill aimed at lowering drug prices by allowing the government to step in and manufacture certain drugs that lack competition.
The bill from Warren, who is considered a likely 2020 presidential contender, comes as Democrats are putting forward a range of new ideas on how to lower drug prices, a top priority for the public and an issue that President Trump has also highlighted.
Warren's bill would create a new office in the Department of Health and Human Services that would be empowered to manufacture generic drugs itself and sell them at fair prices, if no company is already making the drug, or if one or two companies are making the drug and the prices spike.
Other possible Democratic presidential contenders have also been pointing to ideas to lower drug prices recently.
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Me Cherokee Princess name of Gray Beaver ... me chug much firewater and come up with heap good idea ... me take advantage of government efficiency to make medicine ... that make drugs heap cheap ... that help government to better subsidize drug cost ... that enable great white father to limit supply ... all that keep voters on Democrat plantation heap good ... that why me favorite to be Big Chief among Libtard Moonbat Tribe ... !!
Just plain dumb..........
Truly a LOL moment of the day.
The Government isn’t capable of making an aspirin.
Brilliant - we can make the drug manufacturing unit a sub-unit of the VA; maybe staff it with surplus postal workers.
I suspect too much peyote in her war pipe...
Pure COMMUNISM government taking over businesses.
Oh yeah, let government workers make our medicines.
What could possibly go wrong?......................
OMG!!! That’s just what we need.
Government production and distribution of life saving drugs.
Sorry, citizen. I’m afraid you no longer are considered
a socially reliable element. Take two aspirin and call me
in the morning.
These people will not stop till they have enslaved the
whole populace under an over weaning bureaucracy.
YOU DIDN’T BUILD THAT!
...because VA medicine has turned out so well......
Yeah maybe the Post Office or DMV employees can step in and make them cheaper. I mean after all they do have a long history of efficiency. This nut has lost her mind and any shot at being the next President.
Insert double face palm here.
The government? OUR government manufacturing drugs?
No thanks. This reminds me of when the Clinton Crime Foundation sent watered down HIV drugs to Haiti and other third world nations.
They skimmed and scammed millions of dollars back into their pockets.
Oh, yeah, right! Let hordes of evil gossips like her control the drug industry? I don’t think so. We already have more than enough trouble with her commie kind with other matters in too many state offices. Busybodies! They should shut up and bake some cookies!
What could possibly go wrong?
Hey, Warren! Shut yer gob, and put an apron on like a nice little granny!
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