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Congress Approves Bills to Bar Restrictions on Pharmacies Sharing Certain Drug Pricing Information with Consumers

The House of Representatives approved two “gag clause” bills on September 25, 2018 that would prevent insurers from restricting pharmacies from informing consumers about lower cost, out-of-pocket prices for their prescriptions.  The bills were approved by the Senate earlier this … Continue reading

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ABA Approves Changes to Lawyer Advertising and Other Rules

At its annual House of Delegates meeting last month in Chicago, the American Bar Association (ABA) approved a handful of revisions to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct (“Model Rules”) governing attorney advertising as well as other topics. The changes were the result of … Continue reading

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Bay Area transit system approves new surveillance-oversight policy

Enlarge / MacArthur BART station in Oakland, as seen in 2006. (credit: Thomas Hawk / Flickr) On Thursday, the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Board of Directors voted to approve a new policy that requires that it be notified if … Continue reading

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Calif. Senate approves net neutrality rules, sends bill to governor

Enlarge / California State Capitol building in Sacramento. (credit: Getty Images | joe chan photography) The California Senate today voted to approve the toughest state-level net neutrality bill in the US, one day after the California Assembly took the same … Continue reading

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FTC Approves Final Revisions to Jewelry Guides

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently approved final revisions to its Jewelry Guides (formally, the “Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries,” the “Guides”), aimed at helping prevent deception in jewelry marketing. Based on the overall record of … Continue reading

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