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   CA Proposition 78 - Discounts on Prescription Drugs.

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Discounts on Prescription Drugs

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

6/1/2005 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/8/2005 9:00 am

Polls Close

11/8/2005 10:00 pm

Term Starts

1/1/2006 12:00 pm

Term Ends

1/1/9999 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 11/9/2005, Updated 8/21/2010

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NARRATIVE

* Establishes discount prescription drug program, overseen by California Department of Health Services. * Enables certain low- and moderate-income California residents to purchase prescription drugs at reduced prices. * Authorizes Department: to contract with participating pharmacies to sell prescription drugs at agreed-upon discounts negotiated in advance; to negotiate rebate agreements with participating drug manufacturers. * Imposes $15 annual application fee. * Creates state fund for deposit of drug manufacturers’ rebate payments. * Requires Department’s prompt determination of residents’ eligibility, based on listed qualifications. * Permits outreach programs to increase public awareness. * Allows program to be terminated under specified conditions.


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CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

No
(NO)
Announced 11/30/2004

4,508,873
58.50%

 

Yes
(YES)
Announced 11/30/2004

3,199,193
41.50%

 

Source for election returns: http://vote2005.sos.ca.gov/Returns/prop/00.htm


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