Consumer Watchdog's Jamie Court debates the drug industry's representative Kathy Fairbanks about Prop 61, which lowers the prices the state of California pays for prescription drugs. Paid for by Consumer Watchdog Campaign - Yes on 61, Major Funding by Yes on Prop 61, Californians for Lower Drug Prices, With Major Funding by...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: California Moms Whose Kids Depend On Mylan's EpiPen Condemn Deceptive TV Ads Against Prop 61
CONTACT Carmen Balber & Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA – After news broke Friday that Mylan must pay $465 million for overcharging Medicaid for the EpiPen, mothers whose children rely on the life-saving allergy drug denounced drug company greed, and called on voters to pass Proposition 61 to stop drug company price-gouging and save lives. Consumer Watchdog released an analysis...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: USC Pharmacy Dean Reaped $6 Million Serving on EpiPen Board; Protest Demanded Resignation As Congress Grilled Mylan CEO
CONTACT Carmen Balber
LOS ANGELES, CA - Consumer Watchdog Campaign joined drug price advocates and people outraged over the price of Mylan, Inc.’s lifesaving EpiPen and other lifesaving drugs, including supporters of Proposition 61, the California Drug Price Relief Act, to protest at the USC School of Pharmacy against Randall Vanderveen, PhD, R.Ph. Vanderveen is...
Consumer Watchdog Joins Patient Advocates for YES ON 61 Bus Tour Kickoff in Downtown LA In Historic Replay of David vs Goliath Struggle For Auto Insurance Reform
CONTACT Carmen Balber & Cody Rosenfield
Los Angeles, CA -- Taking the fight for lower-priced prescription drugs to the streets, Consumer Watchdog Campaign joined nurses, seniors, and patients to call for an end to price-gouging by the pharmaceutical industry at the kick-off of the Yes on 61 campaign’s statewide bus tour. The tour will bring public awareness to the issue of...
KCAL TV-9 CBS, Los Angeles - Consumer Watchdog argues for proper autism treatment before the CA Court of Appeals
A case before the California Court Of Appeals could affect the healthcare treatment of over 13,000 children with autism.
KNBC TV-4 Los Angeles - Consumer Watchdog fights to guarantee children with autism get the treatment they need
Consumer Watchdog fights to guarantee children with autism get the treatment they need
KGTV ABC-10 San Diego, CA - Blue Cross Settles Class Action Suit Involving HIV/AIDS Patients' Medication
Consumer Watchdog is claiming victory in settlement with Blue Cross regarding delivery of medication for HIV/AIDS patients.
CONTACT Jerry Flanagan, Consumer Watchdog & Edith Kallas, Whatley Kallas, LLC
Santa Monica, CA – Anthem Blue Cross patients with HIV/AIDS may “opt-out” of a program that would have required them to obtain their medications by mail order under a settlement announced today by Consumer Watchdog and Whatley Kallas LLC. The lawsuit, filed in January in San Diego Superior Court, alleged that Blue Cross...
Consumer Watchdog Calls For Political Response To Physician Drug Abuse Scandal, Including Mandatory Drug Testing For High Risk Doctors Across California
CONTACT Jamie Court or Carmen Balber
Santa Monica, CA – Leading consumer advocates today called upon the legislature to hold hearings and investigate strong new laws in response to recent Los Angeles Times reports on widespread drug overdoses due to physician overprescribing and the recent case of a convicted methamphetamine-using drug-dealing doctor who will be treating...
Consumer Groups Call on FTC to Investigate Interactive Marketing of Pharmaceutical and Health Products and Services to Consumers and Health Professionals
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CONTACT: Jeff Chester, Center for digital Democracy, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-494-7100; Ed Mierzwinski, U.S. PIRG, email@example.com, 202-546-9707, ext .314; Pam Dixon, World Privacy Forum, firstname.lastname@example.org, 760-470-2000; John Simpson, Consumer Watchdog, email@example.com, 310-392-7041 Washington, DC -- In a complaint...