Drug Companies

AIDS, Cancer Patients Suffer Sticker Shock After Cost Of Life-Saving Drug Increases 5000%After acquiring the rights to the life-saving drug Daraprim last August, Turing Pharmaceuticals raised the price from $13.50 to $750 per tablet last month.
Gilead Sciences Doubles Its Profit To $12.1 Billion On Strength Of $1,000 Per Pill Hepatitis DrugA Bay Area pharmaceutical firm is among other top drug makers facing scrutiny over enormous profits, the price charged for drugs, and how much the company spends on marketing versus research and development.
San Francisco Supervisors Prescribe Solution For Drug PollutionA San Francisco Board of Supervisors Committee has endorsed legislation that would force drug manufacturers to help the public safely dispose of unwanted medications.