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5 steps to lower drug prices

Extreme and unjustified price hikes on generic drugs "are part of the broad strategy by the pharmaceutical industry to increase the prices of patented and generic drugs by double-digit figures annually (10-12 percent)," writes fellow Hagop Kantarjian, who chairs the Department of Leukemia at MD Anderson Cancer Cancer. Kantarjian offers five immediate steps the government can take to lower drug prices. The Hill: