Ohio’s Drug-Pricing Ballot Question Triggers Voter Confusion image

Kaiser Health News, November 7, 2017
By Shefali Luthra, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

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Drug pricing is complex and already has caused head-scratching among policymakers and academics, noted Rachel Sachs, an associate professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, who studies the issue. In a recent congressional hearing, lawmakers struggled to identify the key source of price spikes, or the best place to attempt regulation.

“Confusion is a very normal thing to feel when looking at this,” Sachs said. “And a concern I might have is whether the parties on either side, when they’re spending on advertisements — either for or against the initiative — are really seeking to stoke that confusion.”

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