Tag: Pharmaceutical Advertising

Kate Greenwood on American Law Journal TV Regarding Off-Label Promotion

Filed in Drugs & Devices by on March 18, 2012 0 Comments
Kate Greenwood on American Law Journal TV Regarding Off-Label Promotion
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In Case you missed it: Research Fellow & Lecturer in Law, Seton Hall Law’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, Kate Greenwood, on American Law Journal TV regarding Pharmaceutical Off-Label Marketing and Free Speech. A regular blogger here at HRW, Kate Greenwood appeared along with attorneys Hope Freiwald of Dechert, LLP and Brian […]

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Does the Ban on Off-Label Promotion Bar On-Label Promotion?: The Case of Call Plans

Filed in Uncategorized by on November 6, 2011 2 Comments
Does the Ban on Off-Label Promotion Bar On-Label Promotion?: The Case of Call Plans
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As predicted, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in Sorrell v. IMS Health pharmaceutical companies have raised First Amendment challenges to the ban on off-label promotion on a number of fronts.  Most recently, Par Pharmaceutical sued to invalidate the ban to the extent that it “criminalize[s] Par’s truthful and non-misleading speech to healthcare […]

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FDA’s ‘Bad Ad’ Program is in Full Effect

Filed in Uncategorized by on September 14, 2011 0 Comments
FDA’s ‘Bad Ad’ Program is in Full Effect
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Last spring, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched the Truthful Prescription Drug Advertising and Promotion Program (known more accessibly as the “Bad Ad Program“). The goal of the program is to enlist the help of health care professionals, consumers, and industry representatives in noting FDA violations and reporting activities and messages that are false […]

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The Identity Theft Smoke Screen: Data Mining of Prescription Drug Records and Personal Data Privacy

Filed in Uncategorized by on May 2, 2011 4 Comments
The Identity Theft Smoke Screen: Data Mining of Prescription Drug Records and Personal Data Privacy
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[Ed Note: We are pleased to welcome a guest article from Christopher J. Asakiewicz, J.D. He graduated from Seton Hall Law in 2011 with a concentration in Health Law, recently passed the New York Bar Exam (congratulations!) and works for ImClone Systems Corporation, an affiliate of Eli Lilly and Company, drafting and negotiating various clinical […]

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Propublica, Pharma Payments to Physicians

Filed in Ethics by on November 18, 2010 0 Comments
Propublica, Pharma Payments to Physicians
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Newly compiled data on payments to physicians from pharmaceutical companies has kindled mainstream media conversation on the ethics of such practices. NPR station WNYC ran this feature, showing the top physician earners in New York, and the radio piece, “Physicians on Pharma’s Payroll.” You can hear the radio piece immediately below. It is interesting in […]

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