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Statement on bio-pharmaceutical industry complaint to the European Commission against a new Italian law promoting off label use of medicines for economic reasons

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 in News Press Releases

Issued by:  EFPIA, EuropaBio and EUCOPE The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), the European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) and the European association for bio-industries (EuropaBio) filed a complaint on the 28th January 2015 to the European Commission against an Italian law promoting the use of medicines for ... read more...

Implementation of Clinical Trials Regulation: State of play

Monday, November 24th, 2014 in News

The Clinical Trials Regulation (CTR, Regulation (EU) 536/2014) has entered into force on 16 June 2014. It will be applicable once the EU Clinical Trials Portal and the Database, developed by EMA, are fully operational. This is likely to be the case in mid 2016. a) Access to the database ... read more...

French plans to cut spending through off-label medicines jeopardizes patient safety and challenges EU regulatory standards

Friday, July 11th, 2014 in News Press Releases

July 11, 2014, Brussels - The European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) is very concerned about legislative developments on the use of off-label medicines in France. This week, the lower house of the French Parliament, the Assemblée nationale, voted on a draft law which would broaden the use of off-label ... read more...