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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

Yes, and the government should regulate the price of all prescription drugs

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

No, and the government should never regulate prices of private businesses

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

No, limiting drug prices would also limit the investment in research and development into new life-saving drugs

@959K74L from North Carolina answered…2wks

@59Q9Z8Ffrom North Carolina  answered…2yrs

Ban drug marketing and the billions spend per year on healthcare advertising

@5NCS87Qfrom Michigan  answered…2yrs

The government would not have to regulate any drug price if the insurance industry did not exist. Drug companies would be bankrupt if anyone had to pay OOP for drugs.

@56DRBYQIndependentfrom Virginia  answered…2yrs

Regardless, shorten the lifespan of drug patents and deschedulize marijuana and kratom.

@59QG52Tfrom Oklahoma  answered…2yrs

Yes, they should not allow companies to buy up patents and turn around and sell the drugs at ridiculous profit margins, especially drug research funded by the government. If the research is privately funded, that should not be as tightly regulated.

@59QRXQ4from Arizona  answered…2yrs

No but they should enforce antitrust laws to prevent pharmacies from hiking their prices with impunity

@gandolphfrom Colorado  answered…2yrs

The FDA is a joke and, in many ways, makes it very difficult for any competition the exist. This, and the existence of third party payments enable the sole proprietor of the pharmaceutical agent to charge essentially what he wishes.

@59QML7Rfrom Maryland  answered…2yrs

Only after financial data is given to the public that supports the set price.

@59Q665Cfrom California  answered…2yrs

Yes, but only life-saving drugs and a fair profit margin slightly higher than typical for industry should be targeted to encourage further investment in life-saving drugs.

@5NN4KJRfrom Arizona  answered…2yrs

i am tired of the sheeple thinking the government is the answer to anything. we need to grow up and do it ourself

@59Q5RQKfrom Colorado  answered…2yrs

Open up the market completely, so that other companies can create similar products and sell them cheaper, driving the prices down.

@CharlesVentin166Write-Infrom Washington  answered…2yrs

Only if they also enforce that research be published according to the difference in rates of increase in pharmaceutical prices and the inflation rate nationally.

@95V5BRT from Missouri answered…8hrs

Yes, and punish companies for price gouging life saving drugs like insulin

@95TYJJX from West Virginia answered…11hrs

The cost of medication should be low enough for ever individual who needs it can afford it without having to decide what they have to go without

@95SJ9NK from Ohio answered…1 day

@95QVLD3 from Wisconsin answered…2 days

@95R6CCX from Pennsylvania answered…2 days

Yes, limitations on max cost should be enacted to prevent the effect of scalpers drastically raising prices for profits, possibly limiting the patents on drugs to allow for "generics" a bit sooner.

@95QHWLD from Nebraska answered…2 days

@95Q43JV from Illinois answered…3 days

@95PMJYP from Georgia answered…3 days

the healthcare providers should make lifesaving medicines more affordable

@95PK6MC from California answered…3 days

yes and no, i feel like cheaper drugs would create cheaper methods of making said drugs therefor not as much thought and devotion would go into the project, but stuff is way to expensive now at the same time

@95NTV3R from Washington answered…4 days

No because there would be a chance where the government could raise the prices of life-saving drugs and cause more problems

@95NT958Independent from Virginia answered…4 days

@95N9DJK from Washington answered…4 days

@95M8DXB from Ohio answered…5 days

Yes, but only to the extent that a company is able to pay off expenses and profit to a point that it encourages continued production and development of drugs. Incentivize moving drugs to generics.

@95M2CLD from Washington answered…5 days

When limiting the price on live saving drugs you are allowing all people who need them to get. That cuts from the budget somewhere else, prices of normal Rx drugs will increase to make up for that. The amount of everyday average Rx being bought everyday is much high percentage than these "life saving drugs" so the price increases will be noticeable but will not be detrimental to peoples wallets.

@95KRVKW from Pennsylvania answered…7 days

No, they should regulate the insurance companies which cause the cost of medications to skyrocket.

@95KG3R7 from Virginia answered…1wk

@95J7Y9WIndependent from Pennsylvania answered…1wk

Drug prices should be kept low so that people can afford other things and not blow the remainder of their checks on their medicine. You should also be given a card that allows people to buy opioids, that will expire at the estimated end of treatment.

@95HVXZL from New York answered…1wk

No, but the government should be able to negotiate the prices instead.

@95GVPCMDemocrat from Pennsylvania answered…1wk

No, but provide funding for anyone unable to afford such medicine

@95GRCJX from New Jersey answered…1wk

Yes, and funding should be provided to make more cheap medicine readily available along with healthcare and hospital/doctor care. Medicine and healthcare should not be socialized, and the drug companies should be able to negotiate prices with providers and the government.

@95GJGT5 from Colorado answered…1wk

No, they should all be accessible to people of any working class, so long as they pass prescription and background checks for those medications.

@95DGVGMIndependent from Illinois answered…2wks

No, instead mandate that companies selling drug in the US not sell components to themselves through countries without price gouging laws

@95DFSVNfrom North Carolina  answered…2wks

@95D5BYQ from Virginia answered…2wks

I think that they need to be a price where people can afford them.

@95C9P92Constitution from Mississippi answered…2wks

Yes, but cover the R&D and initial production expenses so the companies won't lose money doing R&D.

@95C75L4Republican from California answered…2wks

No, unless the company received government aid to fund in their research and development.

@95BWWPKDemocrat from California answered…2wks

All life saving drugs and life saving medical treatments should be covered fully by the federal gov.

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