Archive for Tag: pharmaceutical industry

DePhillips: Government-controlled prescription prices won’t save N.J. patients money

TRENTON, N.J. – A Democrat proposal giving a government-created board the ability to control prescription drug prices in New Jersey will not help patients, but will destroy the state’s acclaimed life sciences industry, says Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips. “New Jersey, which is home to 14 of the world’s 20 largest...

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VIDEO: Republicans want bureaucrats to butt out of N.J. pharmaceutical industry

TRENTON, N.J. – Creating a government-run board to control prescription drug prices in the medicine chest of the world, aka New Jersey, is bad for business and innovation, say Republicans. WATCH: Can Bureaucrats Really Lower Drug Prices?Reina Smrdelj, a legislative analyst at the Assembly Republican Office, reveals the potential...

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DePhillips supports ban on public pension investments in Chinese pharmaceuticals

MIDLAND PARK, N.J. – Assemblyman Chris DePhillips decided to introduce a pension divestment bill earlier this week after hearing complaints from leaders within the New Jersey pharmaceutical industry. “The outbreak has really become a wake-up call for the state and industry,” said DePhillips (R-Bergen). “New Jersey is supposed to...

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