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Hello, everyone, and how are you today? We are doing just fine, thank you, as a comfortable breeze and hazy skies make the Pharmalot campus a rather comfortable work space this morning. Moreover, we fired up the coffee kettle on our way to brewing a steady supply of cups of stimulation. Our initial flavor this morning is blueberry, a summer special. Please feel free to join us. Remember, no prescription is required. So no rebates factor in to your cost. What more could you ask? Meanwhile, here are some tidbits. Hope you have a wonderful day and, of course, do keep in touch …

Just 27 percent of Americans have heard or read about the Trump administration blueprint for reducing drug costs, a Politico poll finds. And 57 percent believe the plan will not make a difference, while 13 percent believe they or their family will pay more. Meanwhile, 22 percent believe the plan will lower the price they or their family pay for prescription drugs. And many more Americans believe drug makers — not pharmacy benefit managers — are responsible for high prices. Republicans are more likely than Democrats to believe the Trump plan will lower drug prices.

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