Drug Firms Prescribe Cash for Political Ills: Pharaceutical Money in State Politics
Publication Date: October 2003
Publisher(s): National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Paul Richards
Pharmaceutical companies and their trade association gave at least $13.2 million to state-level political candidates and party committees over a six-year period. The contributions came at a time when many states were considering ways to curb the escalating costs of prescription drugs.