Drugs and Medicines

Why Md. needs a board to oversee drug prices

Why Md. needs a board to oversee drug prices

If there were any Sun readers left who did not already believe that the American pharmaceutical industry and it’s Congressional cronies have been unfairly demanding top dollar for products, Sarah Jane Tribble’s article, “Why U.S. drugs are so pricey” (Dec. 27), should have dispelled any remaining doubts. As Ms. Tribble illustrates in dollars and “sense,” European nations have been able to get around the exorbitant prices of brand-name biologic drugs like Humira for rheumatoid arthritis, and various cancer treatments, by permitting the sale of much cheaper...

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