Clinton: Biotechs Pursuing Life-Savers Shouldn't Fear

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Asked during Facebook Q&A how her administration would discourage “price-gouging” and whether she was surprised at biotech stock fall last week, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says, “My plan actually encourages more investment in innovation and research, not less. So that should be a win-win for businesses and consumers. Bio-tech companies working on life-saving breakthroughs won’t have anything to fear from my plan. But if you’re price gouging American families and jacking up costs for no good reason, I’m going to hold you accountable.”

  • Calls to use “some of these new research funds” generated by large drug manufacturers under her plan “to invest directly in producing generic competitors where none exists”
  • Link to Q&A
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