bottles labeled Insulin (Photo: Daniel Beckemeier/Shutterstock)

California is suing several companies that dominate the U.S. insulin market, accusing them of driving up prices.

“We’re going to level the playing field and make this lifesaving drug more affordable for all who need it by putting an end to big pharma’s big profit scheme,” Attorney General Rob Bonta says after filing the lawsuit last week. “These six companies are complicit in aggressively hiking the list price of insulin, at the expense of patients.”

 

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