Letters: Feb. 23, 2004

WHY DRUGS COST SO MUCH

"Your article on why U.S. drug prices are so high should have come with a warning label: MAY CAUSE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE." BOB HENSLER North Ogden, Utah

After reading Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele's article on why we pay so much for drugs [Feb. 2], I was mad, damn mad! In my naivete, I thought our elected officials would look out for our welfare and well-being, but it seems the only people our elected officials are looking out for are the ones who can line their pockets. The failure to address excessive prices for...

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