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Reporter Ruth Cowan (far left) with other World War II reporters, 1944. Ms. Cowan was one of the first women accredited to report on an overseas military unit during the war. She was sent to Algiers with the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps, where she reported on the corps, hospitals, and operations in North Africa and later on the invasion of Normandy, the liberation of Paris, and the Battle of the Bulge. Photo by Dickie Chapelle.

Careful Communications Guidance, or 22 things I don’t miss about the Army

By |December 5th, 2019|

Rethinking Communications Guidance The Marine Corps yesterday published revised guidelines that tried to prescribe how Marines may engage in political discourse on social media. [1] Noting that while Marines are free to support candidates and parties of their choice [...]

FDA’s CBD Warning Letters: What you should do

By |November 26th, 2019|

FDA: “CBD HAS THE POTENTIAL TO HARM YOU” On November 25, 2019, FDA issued Warning Letters to 15 companies for “illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.” It [...]

FDA: “intended use” same as it ever was

By |January 24th, 2018|

The FDA announced on January 12 that they propose delaying “indefinitely” the publication of final rules on regulations describing the evidence that may be considered in determining a medical product’s intended uses. (21 CFR 201.128—drugs and 21 CFR [...]

104 reasons to avoid NFL and Olympics references in your promotional materials

By |January 23rd, 2018|

I love my work on Promotional Review Committees. The (usually) collaborative nature of the process is satisfying, and I get to combine my legal practice with my pre-law technical communications experience (also known as “Engineers for Dummies”). And [...]

New Jersey imposes strict payment and meal limits for prescribers

By |January 9th, 2018|

On December 22, 2017, after vigorous public hearings and comments, New Jersey adopted new rules limiting pharmaceutical manufacturer payments to prescribers to $10,000 per year and imposing a $15 meal cap. The law goes into effect January 15, [...]

Life Law Partners, LLP is open (officially) for business!

By |May 31st, 2017|

We are the only full-service life science and global healthcare law firm on the West Coast. Why does this matter? From San Diego to Seattle, we get to do cutting-edge work for cutting-edge clients of all shapes and sizes. We [...]