Small Drug Sellers Seek Marketing Law Change

Law360, New York (January 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A temporary stay on a law that would exempt big pharmaceutical wholesalers from providing certain drug information is not enough to protect smaller distributors from going out of business, the National Coalition of Pharmaceutical Distributors said on Wednesday.

Members of the coalition will head to Washington D.C. next week to make an appeal to Congress against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Health and Human Services law. The Prescription Drug Marketing Act requires that “secondary wholesalers” – sellers who don’t buy pharmaceuticals directly...
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