California Could Be 1st State To Launch Own Generic Prescription Drug LabelCalifornia could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday.
4 Companies Pay California $70M For Delaying DrugsFour pharmaceutical companies collectively are agreeing to pay California nearly $70 million to settle allegations that they delayed drugs to keep prices high.
California Voters Reject Prescription Drug Pricing MeasureThe pharmaceutical industry scored a big victory in California, where voters rejected a ballot measure seeking to curb prescription drug prices paid by the state for millions of retirees, prisoners and poor people.
Proposition 61: Why Is So Much Campaign Money Going To Drug Price Measure?It would require the state to negotiate with drug companies for prices that are no more than the amounts paid for the same drugs by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.