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September 27, 2012: The Future of Generic Biotech Crops
Posted By Ryan Young On September 27, 2012 @ 7:45 am In All Episodes | Comments Disabled
Senior Fellow Greg Conko  discusses his new paper , “Is There a Future for Generic Biotech Crops? Regulatory Reform Is Needed for a Viable Post-Patent Industry.” Patents will soon expire for several popular biotech crops, opening the way for cheaper generic versions. But because, unlike prescription drugs, biotech crops have to be re-approved every few years, the future of generic biotech crops is very much in doubt. Conko recommends getting rid of re-approval requirements to put them on the same footing as other products.
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 Greg Conko: http://cei.org/expert/gregory-conko
 paper: http://cei.org/issue-analysis/there-future-generic-biotech-crops
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