Polsinelli Podcast - Generic Drugs to Market - What's the Climate in 2014?
The FDA issued a new draft guidance on July 15th which further explains how the FDA currently fails to protect consumers of medical devices and pharmaceutical drugs. It is important to remember that these sort of FDA-issued...more
Many states now permit the use of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes and the federal government has revised certain enforcement policies related to marijuana-related crimes.
The possession, use,...more
As technology continues to evolve, so do the ways in which patients and healthcare providers obtain information pertaining to medical products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Thomas Abrams, Director of...more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released five policy documents regarding compounded human drug products in connection with its continued implementation of the compounding provisions of the Drug Quality and...more
In late 2013, Congress passed the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) in response to a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak linked to a sterile compounded injectable drug shipped across the country and responsible for more than...more
On June 17, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released two draft guidance documents related to manufacturer communications on the Internet and social media platforms. The two documents are (1) “Internet/Social...more
Last week the Ninth Circuit created a new state-law cause of action against medical device manufacturers: “failure to warn the FDA.” The en banc opinion in Stengel v. Medtronic Inc., __ F.3d __, 2013 WL 106144, 13 C.D.O.S....more
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