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A Knockout Punch For Drug Companies’ Most Outrageous Lie

It’s a myth that drugs cost so much because R&D is expensive

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

American news shows often do heartbreaking stories on people forced to choose between a necessity like food and a life-saving medicine with a sky-high cost. Drug companies typically blame such costs on the high cost of developing new drugs.

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