Avocates, Faith Leaders, and Impacted Patients Call on Congress to Take on Big Pharma
New Jerseyans join"People Over Pharma Profits" National Day of Action with Dozens of Events Across the Country
This event is part of the "People Over Pharma Profits" National Day of Action with thousands of activists across the country demanding President Trump and Congress move beyond tweaks, half-measures and promises by proposing reforms that take away drug corporations' power to set and keep prices high.
What: rally calling on President Trump and Congress to lower drug prices
When: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 12:00 noon
Where: 67/69 Church Street
Who: People Demanding Action
VISUALS: Giant pill bottles, prescription placards and petitions/signatures with our demand.
As drug corporations and their PhRMA lobbyists continue to jack up prescription drug prices to boost profits, they put the health and economic security of Americans in jeopardy. No matter where they live or what is in their wallet, everyone gets sick and eventually needs prescription medicine to get better. Yet, millions of families are forced to make choices between medicine and other basic necessities, go without treatment and watch their loved ones suffer because of exorbitant prescription prices.
Prescription drug prices jumped 10.5 percent (https://www.politico.com/