Stop STALLING Act

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Jerrold Nadler voted yea on behalf of 2 people via www.grassley.senate.gov
“The citizen petition process allows the public to raise legitimate scientific and health concerns about drugs under review by the Food and Drug Administration. Instead of serving this important function, this process has often been misused by brand-name drug manufacturers to stifle competition... show more
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“Citizen petitions exist to promote safety and efficacy of prescription drugs, not to be a tool for drug companies looking to prolong their monopolies over medication and keep lower-cost alternatives off the market. Sham petitions by drugmakers and their shadow actors to delay approval of more... show more
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“The FDA petitioning process offers the public an opportunity to raise legitimate health and safety issues regarding potential new drugs, but for too long some businesses have been using it to advance their commercial interests at the expense of patients and consumers. Increased competition in... show more
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Jerrold Nadler voted yea on behalf of 2 people via www.grassley.senate.gov
“The citizen petition process allows the public to raise legitimate scientific and health concerns about drugs under review by the Food and Drug Administration. Instead of serving this important function, this process has often been misused by brand-name drug manufacturers to stifle competition... show more
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“The Stop STALLING Act prevents brand-name pharmaceutical manufacturers from filing bogus citizen petitions simply to prevent generic options from coming to market. This legislation would help promote competition in the pharmaceutical market and give American families access to more prescription... show more
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“Bad actors abusing the FDA’s citizen petition process cause two-fold harm. Their delay tactics allow prices to remain exorbitantly high and keeping competition out of the marketplace. They also waste taxpayer money by forcing the FDA to spend time and resources separating the legitimate claims... show more
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“Too many Americans, particularly seniors, cannot afford their prescription drugs. These petitions are intended for citizens to voice their personal concerns about new drugs coming onto the market, not for pharmaceutical companies to quash their competition. It is time to stop this blatant and... show more
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“No one should be forced to make the unthinkable choice between lifesaving prescription drugs and putting food on the table. The Stop STALLING Act aims to drive down the sky-high cost of medicine by expediting access to affordable generic drugs for everyday Americans."
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