A Bitter Tonic For Drugmakers?

Judging from the hue and cry in Washington these days, pharmaceutical makers are the greatest threat to America since the Evil Empire. Senator David H. Pryor (D-Ark.) kicked off the latest drug-industry bashing on Feb. 3, accusing companies of "unadulterated greed." The Clinton Administration immediately joined in. Senior officials ripped into the industry's practices and motives, while the President denounced "shocking" prices.

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