Cannabis Packaging and Labeling: Challenges with Intrastate Compliance

Cannabis Today
2014 was a monumental year for the US legal cannabis market. 25 states and Washington D.C. now have some measure of medical or adult-use legislation, creating a market that is estimated to grow to over $10BN by 2018 (Arcview Market Research, 2014).
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What You Need to Know to Keep Your Company’s Promotions Out of the Enforcement Spotlight

If you work in the pharmaceutical industry, you know that compliance with FDA rules on promotion is crucial to keeping your business in business. A mere allegation of non-compliance from FDA can have a profound impact on business, both directly (e.g., leading to a drop in sales or stock price) and indirectly (e.g., diverting precious resources to work on a response to the letter). In this article we explore recent FDA enforcement trends related to promotion of pharmaceutical products, and discuss the actions you can take to keep your promotion from getting your company the wrong kind of attention.
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Keeping Your Digital Advertising Compliant

Pharma’s history with digital media compliance is checkered, to say the least.
In 2009, the famous FDA paid search (referred to as “sponsored links”) warning letters were sent to 14 pharmaceutical companies. These 14 letters addressed the sponsored links for 48 individual brands and created enormous ripples in the industry.
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