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Supreme Court Avoids Broad Ruling on Free Speech in Credit Card Case

April 1, 2017
By Cortelyou Kenney, Amy Kapczynski

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the manner in which a New York law prohibits merchants from imposing credit card surcharges amounts to a regulation of their speech.

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The Risks of Trump's Proposal to Speed Up Drug Approvals

February 20, 2017
By Mark Doré

President Trump has signaled—often and recently—that he believes drug approval moves too slowly. Meeting with drug manufacturers at the White House on Jan. 31, Trump promised quick yes-or-no approval decisions on new drugs (and stressed the need for lower prices and U.S.-based manufacturing).

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Health Canada’s Draft Guidance for Implementing Vanessa’s Law Limits Transparency

January 7, 2017
By Kathleen Choi

Canada’s public health department, Health Canada, is preparing to release its final guidance on the section of Vanessa’s Law designed to promote the transparency of information around pharmaceutical drugs.

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