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Mother says son died "because he could not afford his insulin"

The drug industry is starting the New Year by hiking the costs of hundreds of prescription medications despite pressure from President Trump. The price of insulin, a life-saving drug for diabetics, tripled between 2002 and 2013. Since 2008 three of the top makers raised the list price of insulin at least 10 times. Now, the state of Minnesota is taking action by suing three of the world's largest insulin manufacturers. Anna Werner spoke to a mother whose son died after trying to ration his insulin.
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