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Article Title: Advocates of Unit Dose Packaging Appeal to a Higher Court
By: George Miller
Publication: Pharmaceutical Commerce, 4/30/2008
Freedonia Study: Pharmaceutical Packaging (2341)

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“Unit dose packaging hasn’t hit the U.S. retail market yet,” says Bill Martineau, an analyst at Freedonia Group in Cleveland. “I don’t see it happening. I think UDP advocates will continue to push, but it won’t happen because of cost. They’ve been talking about this since the 1980s. But blister packs, Z packs, the packaging for oral contraceptives—that’s about the only penetration.”
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Article Title: Demand rising for pharmaceutical packaging
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Publication: Packaging Magazine, 6/5/2008
Freedonia Study: Pharmaceutical Packaging (2341)

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Demand for pharmaceutical packaging in the US (including Puerto Rico) will increase 5.5 per cent annually to $16 billion in 2012. Regulations and standards that address such issues as barrier protection, infection control, patient drug compliance, drug dispensing errors and drug counterfeiting will lead gains.
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Article Title: US market for drug packaging worth $16bn by 2012
By: Gareth Macdonald
Publication: in-PharmaTechnologist.com, 6/5/2008
Freedonia Study: Pharmaceutical Packaging (2341)

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Advanced functionalities, including those that aid patient compliance, will come to dominate the drug packaging market over the next few years, according to a study by the Freedonia Group
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