On October 9, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 17. This law requires pharmaceutical companies to give notice before raising prices. It protects consumers from greedy pharmaceutical companies that choose to raise the price of their drugs for no good reason. SB 17 makes it easier for the people of California to be able to continue to afford the medications that they need.
The information on the Governor of California’s official website says:
“Californians have a right to know why their medication costs are out of control, especially when pharmaceutical profits are soaring,” said Governor Brown.