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The Rising Costs of Payment Processing: How We Are Working to Keep Your Medication Costs Down

PlanetDrugsDirect is committed to keeping our prices as low as possible. We know our customers come to us for one reason: price. And we also know our customers stay with us because of the incredible service. We’ve written before about Who We Are and Why We Might Stop Accepting Credit Cards, High Risk Credit Card Processing…

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Some Critical Information that Big Pharma Doesn’t Want You To Know

For the past couple of years, the various pharmaceutical companies around the world have been actively spreading a deceptive story to justify the increasing and exorbitant prices of drugs, vaccines, and other diagnostics. These pharma companies make people believe that everything they produce is something that your body needs, so you have no other recourse…

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The Abuse Of Patents By Big Pharma Has Resulted In Exorbitant Prices For Prescription Drugs

The Pitfall of American Patents The willingness of the pharmaceutical industry to abuse the American patent system is having severe consequences on the patients. The cost of healthcare and prescription medications in America is much higher than in other countries. This is a direct result of big pharma abusing the American patent system. If Biosimilars and…

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What Would Trumpcare Look Like?

President Trump is constantly talking about repealing the (ACA) Affordable Care Act. Despite the fact that the last thing the Republicans on Capitol Hill want is yet another public debate, President Trump is promising the country a spectacular health plan. According to Kellyanne Conway, there may be an announcement regarding the issue in September. The…

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Big Pharma’s Opioid Lawsuits: Who Gets the Money

After reaching settlements with other opioid prescription drug manufacturers (Teva and Purdue Pharma, for $85 million and $270 million respectively), the state of Oklahoma has been handed down a favorable decision by an Oklahoma federal judge against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson. As part of the judge’s decision, Johnson & Johnson has been held culpable…

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Big Pharma Tanks: Now at the Bottom of U.S. Industry Rankings

Americans view of Big Pharma now stands at the lowest ebb ever. According to a new Gallup poll, Americans rate pharmaceutical industry negatively at 58%, which is more than any of the 25 industries surveyed. The negative rating is twice as much as the positive rating of 27% that interviewees accorded the industry. The industries…

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Azar’s Safe Importation Action Plan: Real or Ploy?

Americans spend more money buying their prescription medications than anyone else in the world. The average cost for prescription medication is around $1,200 a year per person. While Americans tend to take a lot of pills, the one thing that sets them apart from other countries is high prices. The White House is aware of…

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Big Pharma Might Cut Research if We Move Towards Generics

As a whole, the pharmaceutical industry is worth nearly 1 trillion dollars. That being said, it is not a surprise that many people want action taken in order to reduce the revenue of pharmaceutical companies and to cause drugs to be more affordable. Statistics show that nearly 7 in 10 use at least one prescription…

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New Details in Big Pharma Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Over the past several years, some of the biggest names in the pharmaceutical industry have become embroiled in an endless string of controversies. First came the public outrage about the astronomical increase in prices for antiparasitic drug Daraprim, put into place by Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, who has since suffered a precipitous fall from…

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Johnson & Johnson Faces Multibillion Opioids Lawsuit in Oklahoma

A multi-billion-dollar lawsuit filed by the state of Oklahoma may go a long way toward sending Big Pharma crashing to its knees. The suit is pitting the state against Johnson & Johnson, which is a U.S. corporate giant better known for family-friendly products such as Band-aids and baby powder than for opioids. But the state wants…

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