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Healthcare & Life Sciences

04 December 2019
José Alberto Campos Vargas Vaping prohibition on grounds of health risk deemed unconstitutional

Mexico - Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

The regulation of and risks associated with vaping are among the most debated topics among health authorities and industry players worldwide. Mexico is no exception in this regard, as its developing vaping industry is subject to considerable scrutiny and the health authorities are taking a prohibitionist stance; however, this approach is not new.

Author: José Alberto Campos Vargas
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Andreas Wildi Court annuls FOPH order limiting medicinal product price increase

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

The Federal Administrative Court recently annulled a Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) order that had limited the price increase of a medicinal product on the list of specialities to two years. The FOPH had permitted a temporary (ie, two-year) price increase of 20%; however, the Federal Administrative Court upheld the manufacturer's argument that such time limits may be imposed only for comprehensible and appropriate reasons, which the FOPH could not convincingly provide.

Author: Andreas Wildi
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Author: Rainer Herzig
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France - Altana

Authors: Armand Aviges, Delphine Lapillonne
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Authors: Scott D Stein, Joseph LoCascio
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Switzerland - Walder Wyss

Author: Andreas Wildi