March 20, 2024


“What the mayor is doing is saying we got to have some of that money back because we’ve been gouged and the people of Baltimore City need this redress,” said Vincent DeMarco, president of Maryland Healthcare for All!.

“Eli Lilly and these other drug corporations have been gouging local governments, state governments, insurers and average Americans for so long. The price of a vial of insulin went from 20 bucks to 300 bucks from 1999 to 2016. And in that time, it didn’t cost them any more to make it. They were just gouging us for profits and high salaries of their executives.”

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