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Biden Drug Plan Would Slash Innovation and U.S. Consumer Access

Joe Biden's inexorable march toward the fanatical left continued this week, as he and Bernie Sanders (D - Vermont) introduced their "unity platform" in anticipation of this year's Democratic convention.  We can thus add weaker U.S. patents and drug price controls imported from foreign nations to Biden's existing dumpster fire of bad ideas.

Here's the problem.  As we've often emphasized, and contrary to persistent myth, American consumers enjoy far greater access to new lifesaving drugs than people in other nations, including those in "other advanced economies" (Biden's words) whose price controls Biden seeks to import:

Of all new cancer drugs developed worldwide between 2011 and 2018, 96% were available to American consumers.  Meanwhile, only 56% of those drugs became available in Canada…[more]

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CFIF President Jeff Mazzella Applauds FCC Vote to Free Up Mid-Band Spectrum, Which Helps to Ensure the U.S. Remains 5G Ready Print
Thursday, July 12 2018

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to expand flexible use of the 3.7 to 4.2 GHz spectrum band as part of its ongoing efforts to encourage U.S. leadership in the next generation of wireless services, including 5G.  In response, Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) President Jeff Mazzella issued the following statement:

"FCC action to make spectrum in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band available for mobile use underscores the importance of mid-band spectrum to making America #5gReady. With today’s vote, along with ongoing efforts to streamline infrastructure policy, the FCC is making great progress that will help pave the way for tremendous economic and technological expansion."    

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