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Welcome to the Week in Review.

ICYMI, Senate Majority Leader Schumer sent a Dear Colleague letter indicating his intention to advance bipartisan bills to lower drug costs during the July work period. Then on Thursday, we launched the Push For Competition To Lower Drug Prices,” calling on the Senate to immediately pass bipartisan drug price competition reforms. Here’s a recap:

BONUS: Speaking of Big Pharma patent abuse, did you see that John Green called out Johnson & Johnson for seeking secondary patents on tuberculosis drug bedaquiline to maintain its monopoly on the drug? This shady move denies millions of people access to the drug. Worth a watch (plus follow the conversation on #patientsoverpatents, which has been trending on Twitter)!

Have a great weekend!