Drug Companies are Still Ripping Off the NHS

15 June 2016 — 38 Degrees

Rogue drugs companies are still taking our NHS for a ride, draining it of millions of pounds a year. [1] A small number of dodgy companies have been exploiting a loophole that lets them buy up the rights to everyday medicines, hike up the price, and hold our NHS to ransom.

130,000 members of 38 Degrees signed a petition demanding the government close the loophole, and it was delivered to health minister Jeremy Hunt’s doorstep last week. [2]

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COLDTYPE Issue 120 Mid-June 2016 – is now on line

14 June 2016 — Coldtype

Download and read it – free of charge at www.coldtype.net

THE AMERICAN NIGHTMARE: This issue we focus on some of the big issues that are plaguing American society: Pay inequality at Wal-Mart, inner-city poverty, the arms build-up by school boards, and the continuing executions fiasco. Articles by Chris Hedges, Sarah Lazare, William Watson and Annelise Orleck.

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