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Drug firm gift ban to test Patrick

Life sciences groups urge opposition

By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / August 8, 2008

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For months, Governor Deval Patrick has assiduously courted the life sciences industry to come to Massachusetts, offering tax breaks to companies that locate here and research grants to those who want to cure major diseases here. The industry has responded by showering accolades upon him, presenting him with its Governor of the Year award at an international biotechnology conference in ... (Full article: 1030 words)

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