Prop D: Prescription Drug Purchasing

Put on the Ballot by Board of Supervisors

80.1% YES
19.9% NO

Summary

Shall it be City policy to use all available opportunities to reduce the City's ??cost of prescription drugs and to ask state and federal representatives to sponsor legislation to reduce drug prices paid by the government?

What Your Vote Means

A YES Means If you vote "yes," you want to make it City policy to use all available opportunities to reduce the City's cost of prescription drugs and you want the City to ask state and federal representatives to sponsor legislation to reduce drug prices paid by government.
A NO Means If you vote "no," you do not want to adopt this policy.

Arguments

PRO Yes on D ensures that the issue of skyrocketing drug prices is addressed and will send a clear signal to drug manufacturers that San Francisco stands for fair drug pricing.
CON Poorly worded Proposition D raises complex ethical issues - just how far should lifesaving medical research be slowed down?
Prop C