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House Democrats want USTR to amend USMCA language on medicine access

February 21, 2019 at 6:41 PM
House Democrats are drafting a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer calling for more balanced access to prescription drugs, urging USTR to achieve levels similar to those included in what is known as the May 10 agreement. “Without changes to the underlying trade agreement, patients will pay higher prices for prescription drugs for longer and experience no relief from the financial burden often imposed on them and their families by unaffordable medication,” states a draft of the letter obtained...

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