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Monthly Archives: August 2008

Laws by Popular Name Posted on Aug 27

One of the hazards of doing legal research electronically is that if your exact search terms are not in the document you need, you won’t find it. Since many laws and regulations are known by a popular name, like the lemon law or Megan’s law,   …Continue Reading Laws by Popular Name

Gifts to Doctors Limited Posted on Aug 19

On August 10, 2008, Gov. Patrick signed St.2008, c.305, which limits the gifts pharmaceutical companies can give to health care providers. According to the Boston Globe, the law bans “certain types of gifts such as sports tickets and free travel, and requires that pharmaceutical and   …Continue Reading Gifts to Doctors Limited