Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 7/15/1998
Study Finds Price Gouging in U.S. Prescription Drugs
July 15, 1998 Study Finds Price Gouging in U.S. Prescription Drugs Americans Pay Double European Pricesfor Latest Antidepressant and Antipsychotic Drugs WASHINGTON, D.C. -- American consumers are paying as much as six times more than Europeans for some prescription drugs, revealed a study released by Public Citizen?s Health Research Group today.
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For Immediate Release: 7/11/1998
Survivors of Defective Products from Last Year's Veto Ceremony Urge Clinton not to Reverse his Position
July 11, 1998 Survivors of Defective Products from Last Year's Veto Ceremony Urge Clinton not to Reverse his Position (Washington) -- Four survivors of product disasters, who last year stood behind President Clinton as he vetoed product liability legislation, sent a letter to the President today urging him not to reverse his position on this issue. "Legislation that cuts off the rights of Americans and their ability to seek justice cannot be 'fixed' and must be vetoed," the four said.
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For Immediate Release: 7/9/1998
Statement by Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook on Senate Products Liability Cloture Vote
July 9, 1998 Statement by Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook on Senate Products Liability Cloture Vote
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For Immediate Release: 7/8/1998
Statement of Joan Claybrook, President of Public Citizen, on Hazardous Materials "Toxic" Amendment
July 8, 1998 Statement of Joan Claybrook, President of Public Citizen,on Hazardous Materials "Toxic" Amendment
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For Immediate Release: 7/1/1998
HEALTH GROUP ATTACKS SECOND GENERATION
OF UNETHICAL PERINATAL TRIALS IN AFRICA
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For Immediate Release: 6/25/1998
STATEMENT BY PUBLIC CITIZEN PRESIDENT JOAN CLAYBROOK CONDEMNING THE CLINTON-ROCKEFELLER-GORTON PRODUCTS LIABILITY "WRONGDOERS PROTECTION ACT"
June 25, 1998 STATEMENT BY PUBLIC CITIZEN PRESIDENT JOAN CLAYBROOK CONDEMNINGTHE CLINTON-ROCKEFELLER-GORTON PRODUCTS LIABILITY"WRONGDOERS PROTECTION ACT"
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For Immediate Release: 6/25/1998
Diverse Coalition Urges State Attorneys General
To Defend State Constitutional Rights
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For Immediate Release: 6/25/1998
STATEMENT BY PUBLIC CITIZEN PRESIDENT JOAN CLAYBROOK CONDEMNING THE CLINTON-ROCKEFELLER-GORTON PRODUCTS LIABILITY "WRONGDOERS PROTECTION ACT
June 25, 1998 STATEMENT BY PUBLIC CITIZEN PRESIDENT JOAN CLAYBROOK CONDEMNINGTHE CLINTON-ROCKEFELLER-GORTON PRODUCTS LIABILITY"WRONGDOERS PROTECTION ACT"
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For Immediate Release: 6/24/1998
Pilots Win Free Speech Suit; American Airlines Accepts Rules Protecting Dissident Communication in the Workplace
June 24, 1998 Pilots Win Free Speech Suit; American Airlines Accepts Rules Protecting Dissident Communication in the Workplace WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to an unprecedented decision upholding the free speech rights of airline employees, American Airlines has conceded its pilots' rights to criticize their union and employer in the workplace.
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For Immediate Release: 6/23/1998
Grassroots Groups Launch Nationwide Campaign to Protect Consumers, Environment as Utilities Deregulate
Sen. Wellstone, Rep. Kucinich to Introduce Federal Legislation
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