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September 20, 2016 > Governor Brown signs life-saving EpiPen legislation

Governor Brown signs life-saving EpiPen legislation

Submitted By The Office of Gov. Jerry Brown

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed potentially life-saving legislation Ð AB 1386 Ð that allows California businesses and other public entities to have EpiPens available to help those who suffer severe allergic reactions.

Accompanying the legislation was a signing message blasting Mylan pharmaceutical company, the billÕs sponsor, for Òunconscionable price increasesÓ and Òrapacious corporate behaviorÓ and a letter to Congress urging Òswift and strongÓ action to Òrein in this kind of predatory pricing.Ó

Full text of the GovernorÕs signing message can be read at www.gov.ca.gov/docs/AB_1386_Signing_Message.pdf. Full text of the GovernorÕs letter to congressional leaders can be read at www.gov.ca.gov/docs/9.16.16_EpiPen_Letter.pdf.

For full text of the bill, visit http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov.

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