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For Immediate Release
July 16, 2020

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Governor Chris Sununu Signs Prescription Drug Bill Into Law

Concord, NH - Today, Governor Chris Sununu issued the following statement after signing HB 1280, relative to copayments for insulin, establishing a wholesale prescription drug importation program, establishing a New Hampshire prescription drug affordability board, establishing the prescription drug competitive marketplace, relative to the pricing of generic prescription drugs, relative to prior authorization for prescription drug coverage, and requiring insurance coverage for epinephrine auto-injectors, into law:

"This bipartisan legislation lowers prescription drug costs for Granite Staters," said Governor Chris Sununu. "Additionally, this legislation will inject transparency in drug pricing, allow New Hampshire to import low-cost prescription drugs from Canada, and puts a price cap on insulin to ensure no one will have to worry about being able to afford lifesaving insulin. This bill now makes the cost of insulin in New Hampshire the lowest in the nation."