Tag Archives: pharmacy measure

Amanda Godfread: Clearing Up Myths About Measure 7

Amanda Godfread: Clearing Up Myths About Measure 7

In discussions surrounding Measure 7, a number of myths have been stated as facts. In an effort to correct information for voters and pharmacy consumers leading up to November 4, North Dakotans for Lower Pharmacy Prices has put together the following “Myth vs. Fact” list: Myth #1: If Measure 7 passes then independent pharmacies will

Whoops: Anti-Pharmacy Measure Activists Recruit Socialists To Their Cause

The interests opposing Measure 7 on the November ballot – and by “interests” I mean rich pharmacy owners who want to keep North Dakota closed off to competition – are touting a study by the Institute for Local Self Reliance. This group argues that North Dakota’s pharmacy protectionism, which prevents North Dakotans from choosing pharmacies

Lower Prescription Costs Are A Red Herring In Measure 7 Debate

Ironically both sides in the debate over Measure 7 (that’s the one which would repeal North Dakota’s archaic pharmacy protection law) are claiming that voting their way would be a vote for lower prescription prices. This week a reader sent me the photo above of a billboard put up near Jamestown. It was purchased by

Rick Olson: Voters Finally Have A Chance To Lower Their Perscription Prices

North Dakotans will have the opportunity at the Nov. 4 general election to finally rid our state of one of the most anti-competitive laws that we have on the books today. I’m referring, of course, to the pharmacy ownership law, which has been on the books for over 50 years. The subject of the pharmacy