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The Bay State Rules Qualified Medicinal Marijuana User Has Civil Remedy Against Her Employer
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

Last week, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts issued an opinion in Cristina Barbutos v. Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC, SJC-12226 (Ma


Massachusetts: Medical Marijuana as a Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

As our readers know, we have been monitoring decisions regarding the ability of employers to take disciplinary action against employees for using


Pharmacist at Center of 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison
  • FisherBroyles LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2017

Earlier this year a federal court jury in Boston found the owner of a now-defunct compounding pharmacy guilty of racketeering and fraud for his role


Massachusetts Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Conduct: final amendments to be issued
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 4 2012

On November 21, 2012, the Massachusetts Public Health Council approved final amendments to 105 Mass. Code Regs. 970.000, the Massachusetts Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Conduct Law ("Massachusetts Marketing Code of Conduct").


Massachusetts Public Health Council approves regulations implementing relaxation of strict ban on gifts from pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

On November 21, 2012, the Massachusetts Public Health Council (PHC) approved the final regulatory amendments implementing the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Conduct Law, MGL ch. 111N, which was amended by Gov. Deval Patrick in July 2012.


Massachusetts Public Health Council approves “modest meals” from pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to healthcare providers
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2012

In July 2012, Gov. Patrick signed a partial repeal of the Massachusetts Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Code of Conduct.


Massachusetts Department of Public Health issues emergency regulations to implement recent changes to the pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturer conduct law
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • September 21 2012

On July 1, 2012, portions of Massachusetts House Bill 4200 (HB 4200) became effective.


New flexibility for pharmaceutical and medical device companies in Massachusetts, but at a price
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 1 2012

In July 2012 Massachusetts amended its Gift Ban Law and its Anti-Kickback Statute, both of which are among the most restrictive state laws of their kind.


Massachusetts FY 2013 Budget contains important sales and marketing changes for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2012

Effective July 1, 2012, pursuant to provisions in the Massachusetts FY 2013 Appropriations Act (the state budget), pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers (“Manufacturers”) will now be able to provide or pay for “modest meals and refreshments” for health care practitioners in connection with certain non-CME educational presentations.


Massachusetts amends its drug and device marketing law
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

On July 8, Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill amending the Massachusetts law regulating marketing activities by pharmaceutical and device manufacturers, one of the strictest state laws in the country.