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When the Hatch-Waxman Act was passed into law in 1984, it established the generic drug industry and thereby forever changed the marketplace for prescription drugs. Today 80% or more of all prescriptions are filled with generic drugs, which has resulted in a savings of $1.67 trillion from 2007 to 2016.
In 2016, several New York businesses sued the state, claiming that a law prohibiting them from posting about and charging a fee for credit card transactions was an unconstitutional restriction on commercial speech. The lower court disagreed and the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the case. As “Constitutional, Administrative, Contracts, and Health Law Scholars,” several George Consortium members filed a brief in support of the state.