Drug promises stall because of PhRMA deal
By Angie Drobnic Holan
Published on Thursday, October 15th, 2009 at 6:12 p.m.
President Barack Obama has been concentrating on health care refom, and we've rated many of his promises on health care In the Works.
Today, though, we turn to two promises we've rated Stalled, promises that Obama appears to be putting aside after he negotiated a deal with the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, or PhRMA, as he tries to build support for health care reform.
Read why we rated these two promises Stalled: Promise No. 71, Allow imported prescription drugs , and No. 73, Allow Medicare to negotiate for cheaper drug prices .
See individual promises for sources.
Researchers: Angie Drobnic Holan
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