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Trump Signs Gag-Order Ban Into Law

October 10, 2018
President Donald Trump signed Wednesday (Oct. 10) a bill that bans the insurance industry practice of preventing pharmacists from telling customers when it’s cheaper to buy drugs without insurance. The law also requires drug companies to report patent disputes and settlements over biopharmaceuticals to the Federal Trade Commission. Just two senators opposed the ban on so-called gag orders over objections to the federal government regulating the commercial market, and the House unanimously passed it. -- John Wilkerson ( ...


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