Once again, Vertex (VRTX) Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) is battling a government over the price of a cystic fibrosis drug.

The latest row is taking place in the U.K., where the National Health Service is refusing to provide coverage unless the drug maker lowers the price for Orkambi. The haggling has, in fact, been underway for nearly two years, but the impasse has sparked frustration and debate in the U.K. Parliament after more than 114,000 people signed a petition demanding coverage.

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