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New York Health Department issues big report concluding benefits of marijuana legalization outweighs potential costs

As the New York Daily News puts it here: "The New York State Health Department is high on the prospects of legal marijuana." Here is what they mean: In a long-awaited report released Friday, the Health Department concluded the “positive … Continue reading

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Potential Trump Supreme Court pick Amul Thakar would be good for the court and good for Republicans | Fox News

Given that the process of picking a Supreme Court nominee is inherently political, President Trump won’t surprise anyone if his final choice involves some political advantage to him or Republicans. If that’s the case he couldn’t do better than to … Continue reading

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Capitation Payments Aside, Transactions Between Government-Sponsored Managed Care Plans and Their Providers or Suppliers, Tainted by ‘Kickbacks,’ Are a Potential False Claims Act Violation, Says Court

Earlier this month, the federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, in U.S. ex rel. Derrick v. Roche Diagnostics Corp., sustained a whistleblower, or qui tam, complaint under the False Claims Act filed by a discharged employee of … Continue reading

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Trump administration approves potential Disney/Fox merger

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Department of Justice has approved the Walt Disney Company's proposed purchase of 21st Century Fox properties on the condition that the company divests Fox-owned regional sports networks (RSNs). That's bad news for … Continue reading

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Potential Major Changes in Updated Draft Pre-Sub Guidance

By Allyson B. Mullen — By far one of CDRH’s greatest recent successes has been the Pre-Submission program. In our experience, more companies have been engaging early and often with the Agency to discuss product-related regulatory issues and questions. Under … Continue reading

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