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How much does the drug industry spend on lobbying, campaign contributions?

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: What the pharmaceutical and health product industry spent on lobbying and contributions to political campaigns in the U.S. from 1999 to 2018 was the focus of this observational study that used federal- and state-level data. This study is part of a theme issue from JAMA on drug pricing.

Author: Olivier J. Wouters, Ph.D., of the London School of Economics and Political Science, is the corresponding author.

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