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Would a California ballot measure cut drug costs? Nobody knows

When Californians go to the polls this November, they’ll likely weigh-in on a contentious health care topic amplified by presidential campaigns: prescription drug prices. A state ballot measure, the California Drug Price Relief Act, would restrict California health programs from paying more for a prescription drug than what’s paid by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which is widely cited as paying the lowest prices in the nation.