Mass. restaurants seek gift ban exemption

July 7, 2010 by State House New...

Restauranteurs in Massachusetts are seeking an exemption from the state's so-called "gift ban" on payments to physicians from the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

Statehouse News

By Kyle Cheney, State House News Service

Massachusetts restaurateurs hurting for business in an unsettled economy and frustrated by lawmakers' willingness to exempt casinos from alcohol service limits are pleading with lawmakers to give them a break this week, over the objection of patient advocates.

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