In the News

August 3, 2016

By Sophia Lu

San Gabriel Chamber of Commerce and University of the West held a free education forum featuring elected officials.

July 10, 2016

By the Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Frustrated by the rising cost of prescription drugs, California health advocates hope sunlight and a dose of shame will discourage drugmakers from raising their prices too quickly or introducing new medications at prices that break the bank.

July 6, 2016


06 JULIO 2016

Los altos precios de las nuevas drogas para la hepatitis C han forzado a las autoridades de salud de California a presupuestar cerca de mil millones de dólares en pagos adicionales para los planes de cuidado administrados el próximo año, y así poder tratar a pacientes del Medi-Cal infectados con el virus.

June 29, 2016

By Pauline Bartolone June 29, 2016

A measure that would compel pharmaceutical companies to disclose and justify drug price increases overcame a show of skepticism by Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday afternoon, passing the Assembly Health Committee 12-4 on a party-line vote.

June 29, 2016

By Ja'Nel Johnson

A key committee in the California Legislature has passed a prescription drug transparency bill after an hour-long debate Tuesday.

The bill would require drug manufacturers give advance notice to purchasers when prices increase by more than 10 percent or when a new drug costs more than $10,000.

June 21, 2016

By Pauline Bartolone

Hepatitis C drug Sovaldi has been priced at about $84,000 for a 12-week course of treatment, but a newer regimen has been priced at $54,000. (Bob Ecker/MCT via Getty Images)

June 9, 2016


Desde hoy, todo aquel que en California quiera comprar cigarrillos o cualquier producto de tabaco, deberá probar que tiene 21 años de edad.