Monthly Archives: June 2011

Social Media Guidance with a British Accent

While FDA’s Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising and Communication does what it does with respect to developing some regulatory policy on the Internet over the course of many years, in Britain with new guidance on pharmacovigilance due in 2012, the … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup – 6-24/11

Summer officially began.  The days have, by seconds only, begun to grow shorter. Storms threaten on a nearly daily basis.  Humidity is a constant companion.  And today was the last day of school in my neighborhood making me happy once … Continue reading

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FDA’s Social Media Assets – Twitter Overview

Yesterday PharmExec.com carried a quote from the Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising and Communications (DDMAC) that the division’s highest priority is the issuance of a social media guideline. But for some time now, while not offering any guidance for industry … Continue reading

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FDA Goes Graphic on New Cigarette Labeling

Last November the FDA announced an intention to up the ante when it comes to labeling for the packages of cigarettes and put on display for our consideration several versions of labels that offered quite graphic warnings on the dangers … Continue reading

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FDA Launches Initiative Aimed at Imports

There is no question for even the most casual observer that the exploding globalization movement of the 1990s has led to expansive imports during the decade I like to call the Uh-ohs (2000s).  Globalization has brought with it many benefits. … Continue reading

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