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Friday, May 16, 2014

Big Pharma Spends $65.4 Million on Lobbying in Q1 of 2014 : Natural Society

The American Chemistry Council spent quite a pretty penny too. Last year they laid out a cool $1.9 million during the same period and this year they spent $3 million in the first three months of 2014 to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act to their liking, which regulates industrial chemicals.

The big winner, though? An incredible $65.4 million was spent on lobbying by the pharmaceutical industry during 2014’s first quarter. That’s more than a 24 percent increase over all the monies they spent in the last quarter of last year. Its an astronomical amount for any industry to spend on winning over politicians and special interest groups. So what do they have to spend all that money for? Right – to keep you jacked up on Pfizer, Merck & Co, and Bayer AG drugs. Its like giving candy to a baby, now, or is it?

-Q: What do you call a Senator that gets a promotion?

-A: A Lobbyist  : Natural Society

 

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