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US Supreme Court will hear case concerning legal liability for generic drugs.

  Last term the US Supreme Court handed down a terrible decsion immunizing generic drug companies from liability. See video at http://www.cprlaw.com/consumers-and-civil-justice/   The Wall Street Journal (12/3, Kendall, Subscription Publication, 2.29M) reports that the US Supreme Court recently announced that it had agreed to hear an appeal by drug company Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. in […]

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Pharmaceutical Companies Influence New Drug Research, Finds The Washington Post

                  In a revealing article, The Washington Post recently found that pharmaceutical companies and their employees have increasingly exerted financial influence over drug research thus creating a potential for bias.   Since the medical community relies upon such findings when evaluating patient safety risks, consumer safety may also be affected.                    Specifically, the Washington […]

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Off Label Promotion Covered by the First Amendment: Are You Kidding Me?

  The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the promotion of a drug for purposes not approved by the FDA is legal and that Big Pharma Detail Representatives are within their rights to do so. This decision has the potential to turn the drug safety system in our country upside down. Fortunately at […]

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