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HB445 052815SPRINGFIELD – Today, legislation sponsored by State Senator Tony Munoz (D-Chicago) that would allow pharmacists to substitute a prescription for a biological product with a biosimilar product was approved by the Senate.

A biologic is an original medical product that is manufactured by an innovator. A biosimilar is an approved version of that product that can be made available after the original product patent expires. As with name-brand prescriptions and generics, pricing for the latter is usually more affordable.

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HB 1606 032615SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Tony Munoz (D-Chicago) wants to extend the legislature’s work to combat hepatitis C with a measure that passed the Senate on Tuesday.

“This virus is curable, but detection and awareness are key factors,” Munoz said. “It’s Hepatitis Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to continue our dedication to bringing awareness to this virus.”

The Hepatitis C Task Force was established in 2013. It is comprised of 17 members and functions within the Department of Public Health.

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Senator Tony Munoz (D-Chicago) joined his collegues in remembering those who lost their lives while serving in the military.

"Memorial Day is for the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice. God bless them, God bless their families and most of all God bless America," Munoz said during a speech on the Senate Floor.

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Munoz042315State Senator Tony Munoz’s (D-Chicago) legislation that would add cigarettes that don’t bear a city or county tax stamp to the definition of “contraband cigarettes” was approved by the Senate today.

“The sale of untaxed cigarettes does our community a disservice,” Munoz said. “The practice of selling contraband cigarettes is irresponsible and only attracts violence and crime to our neighborhoods.”

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Springfield, IL 62706
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