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Proposed Rule Aims to Make Drug Pricing More Transparent

$939.71.That is the list price for a one-month prescription for Abilify, a brand-name drug primarily used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Under a proposed rule recently published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), $939.71 is … Continue reading

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Prior Convictions for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

A recent case from the court of appeals answers a question we’ve been wondering about for four years: How should a person’s prior conviction for possession of drug paraphernalia (PDP) count toward his or her prior record level after the … Continue reading

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Facing Opioids: Drug Enforcement and Health Policy in Today’s Epidemic – Columbus, OH

The Ohio State Law Journal at Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University, hosts Facing Opioids: Drug Enforcement and Health Policy in Today’s Epidemic October 19, 2018. Read more detail on Recent Law Librarian posts –

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Epidiolex – New CBD Oil Drug Will Be Legal Under Federal Law, Classified As Schedule V for Certain FDA-Approved Drugs Containing Cannabidiol

Epidiolex is now the only legal CBD oil recognized under federal law. CBD is the non-psychoactive cannabinoid derived from the hemp plant that many people use for its supposed therapeutic properties to treat several ailments and chronic illnesses.  According to … Continue reading

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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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