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"… ashington’s largest lobby. In 2007, as the Center recently reported, the pharmaceutical industry — along with makers of medical devices and other health products — spe …"
"… up against an armada of health care interests including, for example, the pharmaceutical industry. This one industry, “Big Pharma,” is made up of some 40 companies and …"
"… acturers of America (PhRMA).As the largest single lobby in Washington, the pharmaceutical industry fielded more than 1,100 lobbyists in 2007 — two for every member of Cong …"
"… on — a 30 percent increase from the year before. The result was that the pharmaceutical industry got virtually everything it wanted: it prevented importation of cheaper dr …"
"… es. By boosting its spending mostly to Democrats who control Congress, the pharmaceutical industry has been exceptionally successful, spending about a billion dollars in lob …"
"… were approved by lawmakers, who had significant personal interests in the pharmaceutical industry or later worked with drug-makers. Almost all of those same legislators vot …"
"… rafted, according to media accounts.One of the most reliable allies of the pharmaceutical industry in Congress was then-Sen. John Breaux of Louisiana. During his nearly two …"
"… rmer editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, said the pharmaceutical industry's bottom line already has increased by billions because of the bill, there …"
"… y sponsored trips are not the only ways members have been connected to the pharmaceutical industry.Staffers for then-Sen. Don Nickles, R-Okla., took six trips from the pharm …"
"… provided by the Nathan Cummings Foundation. …"
"… rk, an industry critic, tried to reign in the direct ads, but ran into the pharmaceutical industry's powerful lobby. The law he introduced, the Fair Balance Prescription Dru …"
"… hairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, which regulates the pharmaceutical industry, was not allowed under the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 to lobby his former c …"
"… ibutions were made by individuals and Political Action Committees from the pharmaceutical industry.Twenty top drug companies (including their subsidiaries) and two industry …"
"… oster confusion among voters."Victoria Kreha contributed to this story. …"
"… ns identified; Democrats received about $7 million.Top group recipients of pharmaceutical industry money included the California Republican Party, which received more than $ …"
"… while substantial, pale in comparison to the $83 million marshaled by the pharmaceutical industry to lobby on the California health care and drug discount referendum issue …"
"… stance on importation.But such state legislative moves are opposed by the pharmaceutical industry and the federal government, both of which claim that there is no way to gu …"
"… — I don't know if that's proper."Two other universities with ties to the pharmaceutical industry together sponsored more than 100 trips costing roughly $98,000. The Univer …"
"… tured the agency."[The FDA Modernization Act] was a bundle of gifts to the pharmaceutical industry," Marcia Angell, M.D., a former editor in chief of The New England Jo …"
"… ion in proposed member countries. Recently, the USTR, at the behest of the pharmaceutical industry, pressured Guatemala into repealing a recently passed law permitting wider …"
"… dia campaign—wasn't his organization's only testimonial on behalf of the pharmaceutical industry. AFUD's mission is to "raise funds for research, lay education and patient …"
"… nt and drug-maker advocacy is only one example of how, over the years, the pharmaceutical industry has mounted a sophisticated grassroots campaign to build support for its p …"
"… $2 million to policy and research groups.Public image unlimitedMany of the pharmaceutical industry's biggest names are no strangers to the world of corporate philanthropy. T …"
"… le more than echo chambers, designed to support positions favorable to the pharmaceutical industry that pays their bills.The Institute for Policy Innovation, founded by form …"
"… $325,000 in campaign contributions. In the first three months of 2004, the pharmaceutical industry spent around $1 million lobbying the governor and the state legislature.In …"
"… r, the world's largest drug company, received nearly $1.5 million from the pharmaceutical industry. Pfizer contributed $213,633 of that money.In New Jersey, a state where fo …"
"… from high-tech and communications companies, the measure is opposed by the pharmaceutical industry because of the possibility that it would weaken patent protections by redu …"
"… oxx and Bextra, both of which were removed from the market in 2005.2005The pharmaceutical industry mounts a successful $83 million effort to defeat Proposition 79 in Califor …"
"… ps accuse the industry of using the USTR to pressure other countries."[The pharmaceutical industry] wants to extend their protection in other parts of the world," said Rober …"
"… trim billions of dollars from the industry's bottom line. In response, the pharmaceutical industry has been lobbying the U.S. government to lobby on its behalf.In addition t …"
"… nations' price caps, the USTR has made intellectual property rights, a key pharmaceutical industry concern, into a top-priority issue.The industry appears to also have a big …"
"… l for violators—were named specifically by PhRMA.USTR's deference to the pharmaceutical industry's priorities has been noted—and criticized—by some in Congress. "The U …"
"… have been changed are indicated with asterisks. (3/31/2006) …"
"… is the issue, we should alert the American public because it is their [the pharmaceutical industry's] products that we are selling."After four years of business, not one per …"
"… s the first report in an ongoing Center for Public Integrity series on the pharmaceutical industryNote to readers: This story has been reposted. Since the report was or …"
"… he same period and employed just over 2,000 lobbyists.In recent years, the pharmaceutical industry has scored a series of legislative victories on Capitol Hill, which could …"
"… ten it often seems to be exactly the kind of legislation that benefits the pharmaceutical industry [shows] they are getting their money's worth."In 2003, the year that the l …"
"… d larger at FDA than public health mission.""The User Fee Act has left the pharmaceutical industry paying a very significant share of FDA's total budget," Moore said. "Each …"
"… ced several measures in Congress to regulate drug companies, says that the pharmaceutical industry has the most powerful lobby in Washington, D.C.. "Uniquely in the industri …"
"… regulations. In both cases, you’d be wrong. It’s actually the pharmaceutical industry that spends the most each year to influence our lawmakers, forking over a …"
"… d news for Medicare beneficiaries, of course, but even better news for the pharmaceutical industry. That’s because the industry’s friends in Congress (and the White Hous …"
"… the many problematic issues that Congress’ hands-off attitude toward the pharmaceutical industry has on the American health care consumer — both on pricing and on drug m …"
"… s. Before the Medicare Part D drug program was created in 2006, the pharmaceutical industry paid rebates to the government to help pay for those folks’ medications. …"
"… s to help save a program that they benefit from: “R&D (in the pharmaceutical industry) is critical to the country’s long term economic growth and to important …"