Sen. Brown to go after pharmaceutical companies for ‘price gouging

Dayton Daily News

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown will introduce a bill that will penalize pharmaceutical companies for “price gouging” for prescription drugs, he announced during a Wednesday telephone news conference.

Brown pointed to large price increases in the EpiPen for allergic reactions and insulin for diabetes as examples of what he said are companies raising prices for no reason other than to boost profits.

Sen. Brown to go after pharmaceutical companies for ‘price gouging »