Bernie Sanders visits Canadian pharmacy, talks drug prices

Reuters | July 29, 2019

Bernie Sanders visits Canadian pharmacy, talks drug prices
U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders joined diabetes patients as they drove across the border on Sunday to buy cheap insulin in Canada, highlighting his argument in favor of federally negotiated prescription drug prices. Sitting in the back of a chartered bus organized by members of advocacy group Insulin4All, Sanders spoke to families who said they go to great lengths to ration their insulin because of high U.S. costs, often putting their health at risk.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011, The National Archives in Washington, DC. The Media Access to Government Information Conference (MAGIC) was co-sponsored by the National Archives and Duke University's DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy. The primary focus of MAGIC was to enable better access to and analysis of government records by journalists and others writing about public affairs. Panelists explored obstacles and opportunities, and discussed improved access to federal, state, local and tribal government records through the use of new technologies and private sector actions. Additional information about the conference, panelists, and papers are available at the MAGIC website.

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