Connecticut Requires Drug and Device Manufacturers to Adopt a Code of Conduct and Compliance Program by January 1, 2011

The governor of Connecticut has signed into law Senate Bill 428 that requires pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to implement, at a minimum, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America’s “Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals” (the PhRMA Code) or the Advanced Medical Technology Association’s “Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals” (the AdvaMed Code) on or before January 1, 2011. Connecticut joins a number of states that have enacted similar laws regulating pharmaceutical and medical device companies’ interactions with healthcare professionals.

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