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Drug pricing controversy lights up California ballot measure
San Francisco Business Times

A 5,455 percent overnight increase in the cost of a parasitic infection-fighting drug has fed signature gathering efforts to put a California price-control initiative on the November 2016 ballot. The California Drug Price Relief Initiative, sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, would tie the cost that state programs pay for drugs to that paid by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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