Lawyering for Access: Legal Strategies to Improve Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals
October 16, 2009
12:30 pm | Room 602
PIJIP and Prescription Policy Choices will co-host Lawyering for Access to discuss actions state governments have taken to control pharmaceutical costs, as well as the roles of legislation and litigation in pharmaceutical policy. Topics will include: the recent $2.3 billion Pfizer settlement; innovative state legislation being considered around the country; federal appellate litigation by the pharmaceutical industry asserting a First Amendment right to access prescription records for marketing purposes; litigation regarding deceptive marketing practices; and the implications of health care reform for access to medicines and the use of health information.
|12:30 ||Lunch Served |
PANEL ONE: STATE LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS
|1:45 ||PANEL 2: PHARMACEUTICAL LITIGATION: SAFETY, PRICING, AND PROMOTION|
Registration is free, but please register at www.wcl.american.edu/secle/registration for planning purposes. For further information, please contact Meredith Jacob at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.274.4253
Photograph of pills placed on flickr.com under a Creative Commons license by Rakka.