Recognizingthat drug prices are a public health crisis;
Ending the banthat prevents Medicare from negotiating lower drug prices with pharmaceutical companies;
Making reverse payment arrangements between brand and generic companies illegal, also known as "pay-for-delay";
Passing the Creates Act so that generic drug companies can get the chemical samples they need to create a generic;
Ending "evergreening" practices, in which drug companies tweak the original drug to extend the patent;
Using trade agreements to improve not hinder generic drug availability, with a focus on getting biosimilars to market faster;
Legalizing the importation of lower-cost medicationfrom Canada and other countries with similarly strict pharmaceutical regulations; and
Using reasonable, commonsense and compassionate FDA enforcement discretion to permit individuals to import small quantities of affordable medication to fill prescriptions.
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