Pharmaceutical Industry

 

BROWSE NEWS & ARTICLES ABOUT THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

Pfizer Inc.
2010 Revenues: $67.8 billion
2008 Election cycle political contributions
by Pfizer Inc. PAC: $1,236,405
2010 Election cycle: $1,100,814
2010 Lobbying expenditures: $13,330,000

GlaxoSmithKline Plc
2009 Revenues: $28.4 billion
2008 Election cycle political contributions
by GlaxoSmithKline PAC: $793,420
2010 Election cycle: $606,000
2007 Lobbying expenditures: $6,070,000

Sanofi-Aventis (and Subsidiary Sanofi Pasteur)
2009 Revenues: $29.3 billion
2008 Election cycle political contributions
by Sanofi-Aventis PAC: $105,500
2010 Election cycle: $87,000
2007 Lobbying expenditures: $7,573,000

 

Industry Spending on Lobbying: Overview

  • Pharmaceuticals/health products industry PAC
    Contributions to 2010 Federal
    Candidates: $15,106,423
  • The pharmaceutical industry spends more on lobbying
    than any other industry. Total lobbying spending
    for pharmaceuticals/health products in 2010 was
    $240,385,934.

(SOURCE: The Center for Responsive Politics)

 

INDUSTRY ALLIES

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)

 

GOVERNMENT/REGULATORY AGENCIES

Food and Drug Administration

 

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Organizations and Campaigns Challenging Industry Practices

AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition (ATAC)
Center for Media and Democracy/SourceWatch
The Center for Public Integrity
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Commercial Alert
Community Catalyst
Prescription Access Litigation (PAL)

The Prescription Project
Consumers Union

No Free Lunch
PharmedOut
Public Citizen: Health Research Group

 

INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES

Organizations and Campaigns Challenging Industry Practices

CorpWatch
Essential Action: Access to Medicine Project
Global Exchange
Healthy Skepticism
Multinational Monitor

 

Selected References on Pharmaceutical Industry Practices and Health

Practices of Corporations in the Pharmaceutical Industry and Health

This list of references is based on a literature review conducted in 2006 and 2007 by Corporations and Health Watch staff. We invite readers to send us additional references.



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