(320 ILCS 55/5)
Sec. 5. Findings. The General Assembly finds that:
(c) High prescription drug prices force many Illinois seniors to go without proper medication or other necessities, thereby affecting their health and safety.
(d) Prescription drug prices in the United States are the world's highest, averaging 32% higher than in Canada, 40% higher than in Mexico, and 60% higher than in Great Britain.
(f) Reducing the price of prescription drugs would benefit the health and well-being of Illinois residents by providing more affordable access to needed drugs.
(Source: P.A. 93-18, eff. 7-1-03; 94-86, eff. 1-1-06.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015