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Pharmaceutical industry gives nearly $50 million to fight prescription drug initiative

 















March 14, 2016 -- The pharmaceutical industry has poured $49 million into a campaign against a California ballot measure aimed at limiting state spending on prescription drugs, according to a MapLight analysis of Secretary of State data.

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
Altria$4,331,9634

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Dick Durbin[D-IL]133
Chuck Schumer[D-NY]122
Tammy Baldwin[D-WI]116
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl M. Grijalva[D-AZ]214
Steve Cohen[D-TN]209
Barbara Lee[D-CA]203

Key Industries

IndustryContributedRelated bill positions
Tobacco & Tobacco products$10,828,38411
Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.