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Weekly Policy Update: Bioscience in Recent National and International News

15:27 EDT 12 Oct 2018 | Colorado BioScience

A quick recap of bioscience in recent national and international news.

President Trump recently signed a bill prohibiting pharmacy benefit managers from imposing “gag orders” on pharmacists that prevent them from informing patients when their medications would be cheaper out of pocket.

HHS Secretary Alex Azar has promised more actions on drug pricing in the near future.

You'll find the the full update on Axios.com

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)—the updated version of the NAFTA agreement—will promote genetically modified foods.

Rabble.ca has a complete story.

China is targeting medical device makers in the escalating trade war. The most recent round of China’s retaliation puts almost $5 billion on medical technology exports.

Forbes is keeping up with the ongoing developments.


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