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Lobbying Dollars by Drug Company

2018-2020

 

Did you know that campaign contributions from the pharmaceutical industry, big as they are, represent a fraction of what they spend on lobbying?  Lobbying, according to the Cambridge Dictionary, is the “activity of trying to persuade someone in authority, usually an elected member of a government, to support laws or rules that give your organization or industry an advantage.” The pharmaceutical industry has spent more on lobbying than any other industry in America in order to gain influence with Congress and the administration, over $4 billion within the last 20 years.

 

See how much money drug companies spent on lobbying below. It’s those lobbying dollars in addition to campaign contributions that are preventing the regulatory and legislative reforms needed to lower drug prices in America.


Pharmaceutical Company Lobbying Dollars
Pfizer Inc $11,360,000
Amgen Inc $10,960,000
Eli Lilly & Co $7,180,000
Merck & Co $6,845,000
Roche Holdings $6,462,279
Abbott Laboratories $3,680,000
AbbVie Inc $6,100,000
Johnson & Johnson $6,660,000
Bayer AG $13,430,000
Sanofi $4,680,000
Celgene Corp $3,080,000
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America $27,989,250
AstraZeneca PLC $2,380,000
Alexion Pharmaceuticals $1,217,546
Novartis AG $5,950,000
Bristol-Myers Squibb $3,830,000
Novo Nordisk $4,007,600
Mutual Pharmaceutical $0
GlaxoSmithKline $4,560,000
Allergan plc $3,250,000
Allergan Inc $2,380,000
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals $1,620,000
Astellas Pharma $2,290,000
Endo International $720,000
Vertex Pharmaceuticals $1,610,000
Mylan Inc $2,910,000
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co $2,970,000
Otsuka Pharmaceutical $1,270,000
CH Boehringer Sohn $2,890,000
Biomarin Pharmaceutical $820,000
Horizon Pharma $4,570,000
Pharmaceutical Care Management Assn $2,275,126
Professional Compounding Centers of America $315,000
Royalty Pharma $0
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries $2,610,000
Hospira Inc $1,030,000
Medicines Co $0
Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc $0
Shire PLC $1,260,000
Daiichi Sankyo Inc $360,000
Lundbeck Inc $640,000
Ceptaris Therapeutics $0
Amneal Pharmaceuticals $140,000
Eisai Co Ltd $1,520,000
Association for Accessible Medicines $4,380,000
Cubist Pharmaceuticals $1,610,000
Consumer Healthcare Products Assn $842,000
Clinical Care Options $0
Juno Therapeutics $70,000
UCB Inc $360,000
PharMerica Corp $0
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals $400,000
Opko Health $0
Lehigh Valley Technologies $0
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals $0
Jazz Pharmaceuticals $480,000
Purdue Pharma $1,120,000
Nostrum Pharmaceuticals $0
Onyx Pharmaceuticals $160,000
Anacor Pharmaceuticals $0
United Therapeautics $0
Alere Inc $0
AMRI $0
Forest Laboratories $0
DFB Pharmaceuticals $0
Questcor Pharmaceuticals $0
Campbell Alliance $0
Amicus Therapeutics $40,000
Novens Llc $0
Triax Pharmaceuticals $0
Actelion Ltd $0
DLC Laboratories $0
Perrigo Co $240,000
Indivior PLC $590,000
Gambrinus Co $0
Arbor Pharmaceuticals $0
Complete Pharma Holdings $0
Graceway Pharmaceuticals $0
Bracco Diagnostics $70,000
Kite Pharma $380,000
Cetero Research $90,000
Acorda Therapeutics $0
Amag Pharmaceuticals $0
Hill Dermaceuticals $0
Kos Pharmaceuticals $0
Momenta Pharmaceuticals $0
Siga Technologies $160,000
Medivation $0
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals $50,000
NBTY Inc $0
ViroPharma Inc $0
Arena Pharmaceuticals $0
Elan Pharmaceuticals $0
Medicis Pharmaceutical $0
Nektar Therapeutics $491,600
Amylin Pharmaceuticals $0
Royal DSM NV $120,000
Lasko Products $0
Upsher-Smith Laboratories $0
Romark Laboratories $0
Braintree Laboratories $0
Caldera Pharmaceuticals $0
Ikaria Inc $0
Chattem Inc $0

This pharma donations and lobbying data is powered by the Center for Responsive Politics.

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