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Drug Prices Controversy #627536

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 10, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Lisa Myers) Attempts to try to extend the patents on high- priced prescription drugs examined; details given of the case of the allergy drug Claritin made by Schering-Plough. [College student with allergies Eric DOSWALD - says drugs should not be too highly priced.] [Senator Richard DURBIN - criticizes drug company pricing policies.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - says Claritin is a little pill with a big impact.] [Senator Orrin HATCH - says the favors drug companies did for him were legal.] [Citizens Action Mora KEALEY - says money talks loudly on Capitol Hill.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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