Lawsuits

Legal Challenges of Rx Drug Laws Passed in 2017 Will Shape States’ Future Cost Containment Legislation

As the number of state bills to rein in prescription drug prices grows beyond 150 nationwide in 2018, the first generation of several state laws passed last year are now before the courts. The pharmaceutical industry has consistently challenged drug cost transparency and price gouging legislation passed in 2017 in federal courts. How well these […]

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    How States Can Avoid Dormant Commerce Clause Legal Challenges When Regulating Drug Costs

    How States Can Avoid Dormant Commerce Clause Legal Challenges When Regulating Drug Costs

    New state laws designed to control the costs of brand-name and generic prescription drugs often face legal challenges from the pharmaceutical industry. These lawsuits can vary depending on the individual state law, but recent industry lawsuits analyzed by the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) share a common legal thread – drug manufacturers and […]

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