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Ruling Against Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Spotlights FTC Strategies

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

A recent court ruling emphasizes Federal Trade Commission strategies to prevent companies from repeatedly making false claims, stretching substantiation data, using deceptive endorsements and creating shell businesses

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