Prescription Justice is pleased to welcome Colleen Kenny LaRocque to the Board of Directors. The Prescription Justice Board provides leadership for carrying out the organization’s mission to end the crisis of high prescription drug prices in America. (more…)
Prescription Justice is very pleased to announce a new addition to our Board of Directors, Lindsay Brown. In 2018, Lindsay ran for the U.S. House of Representatives in the Republican primary in New Jersey's 7th district by championing causes that are important to all Americans, such as lowering prescription drug prices in America!
Lindsay is a software and web developer who has worked for media organizations such as the New York Post, where she was a project manager on the digital product team. Currently, Lindsay is an IT Project Manger for Impact XM, a marketing agency specializing in strategic and creative experiential branding. (more…)
“Pursuant to the evidence and reasons given above, I believe my testimony overcomes the FDA’s public health justifications for refusing my medication order and ask that you release it to me. If you don’t then my health may be jeopardized because I can’t afford it locally.” Letter from a patient to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) whose arthritis medicine was detained, and subject to refusal by the FDA.
Each year, a few million Americans import lower cost medicines because the prices are lower, despite the federal restrictions. Most such orders are received, at least when patients have valid prescriptions, but the FDA has the authority to refuse and destroy them. Originally, Prescription Justice was founded to help Americans produce letters of testimony to the FDA if their personal use medication imports were refused. While our scope has increased to include advocacy on drug prices more generally, we remain concerned about unnecessary refusal and destruction of prescription imports by the FDA. (more…)
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was awarded a 5-Star rating from Prescription Justice for her full support of the Prescription Justice Policy Platform. These are commonsense and necessary policies to lower drug prices here at home and expand access to lower cost medication from pharmacies in other countries.
Prescription Justice assigns ratings to members of Congress based on their support of the organization’s policy platform. The Prescription Justice Policy Platform is based on the reality that America is suffering from a crisis of high drug prices. (more…)