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Scott Gottlieb notes the chilling effect of current DOJ policy. I still think he underestimates the incentives facing prosecutors and pharmaceutical companies in hoping for internal reform or successful pharmaceutical-company challenges; reform is going to have to come from the legislature or from higher up in the executive branch, and neither is likely in this administration or in a media environment that views pharmaceutical companies as evils to be barely tolerated rather than the major driver of healthcare innovation.

Earlier on POL; Bloom @ MPT; Pharmalot comes to the same conclusion I do: Caronia by itself won't change how pharma handles the issue; WSJ.

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