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Proposition 61 - State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards.

Initiative Statute

 

Official Summary:

What a Yes or No Vote Means

A YES vote on this measure means: State agencies would generally be prohibited from paying more for any prescription drug than the lowest price paid by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for the same drug.

A NO vote on this measure means: State agencies would continue to be able to negotiate the prices of, and pay for, prescription drugs without reference to the prices paid by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Official Voter Guide page

This page features the Legislative Analyst's analysis, pro-con arguments and the full proposition text.

Campaign Web Sites and Contact Information

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments

Media Coverage

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Follow the Money

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This page was first published on April 16, 2016 | Last updated on October 2, 2016
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