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This week, we continue our series on Orphan Drugs by looking at a few ways that pharmaceutical companies game the system, and shoehorn their drugs into qualifying for orphan drug status, and therefore greater patent protection. All these methods tend to translate to higher costs for consumers.

Sources can be found in the posts friend-of-the-show Nick Bagley has written on the subject: http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/tag/orphan-drugs/

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