As the cost of health care continues to rise, the presence and use of prescription discount cards has increased as well. Prescription discount cards – such as GoodRx or SingleCare – purport to offer patients access to various forms of discounts... Read More
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Recently, three operators of a Wisconsin CBD dispensary were arrested and are awaiting felony drug charges after failing to comply with the state law.  The investigation into the dispensary began when two minors consumed a CBD-related products... Read More
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On February 4, 2021, the Attorneys General of 47 states announced a $573 million joint settlement with the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company. The settlement, in which McKinsey did not admit wrongdoing, was predicated on McKinsey’s... Read More
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Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Second Circuit ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cannot prosecute pharmaceutical manufacturers’ representatives for speech promoting the lawful, off-label use of an FDA-approved drug.  The... Read More
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One of the fastest growing and hottest topics among compounding pharmacies is the marketing of compounded pharmaceuticals by pharmacies to physician groups. More compound pharmacies are marketing directly to area physicians, but our experience shows... Read More
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