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In a year marked by rapid technological shifts and mounting political pressures to solve pharma-related policy issues, U.S. regulators have had their work cut out for them. But at the start of the year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, laid out a policy roadmap for the year that promised to tackle some of the country’s thorniest health troubles.By and large, the agency has delivered on its promises, crafting a range of new guidance documents and regulations that address critical pharma policy areas such as opioid addiction and prescription drug costs.But the important question is: What does all this mean for pharma…

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