Off-Label Drug Bills Get Little Traction On Capitol Hill
Law360, New York (July 12, 2017, 5:23 PM EDT) -- Republican legislation to ease limits on off-label drug promotion faced significant pushback Wednesday on Capitol Hill, as Democrats, experts and independent groups questioned the wisdom of relaxed rules.
A roughly two-hour hearing at the House Energy & Commerce Committee looked at two draft bills to loosen off-label limits as well as the general pros and cons of off-label drug promotion. Notably, despite off-label promotion being a perennial hot topic among drugmakers, lawyers and regulators, there were suggestions Wednesday that the issue isn’t something that really needs attention from Congress.
“These issues that are being discussed here today, no one has ever...
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