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Dec 03, 2012
 |  BC Extra  |  Top Story

Court: off-label promotion protected

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit said in a 2-1 ruling in United States v. Caronia on Monday that the "government cannot prosecute pharmaceutical manufacturers and their representatives under the [Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA)] for speech promoting the lawful, off-label use of an FDA-approved drug." In the ruling, Judge Denny Chin wrote that...

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