In property law, the effect of the lapse of time in creating and destroying rights. Acquisitive prescription allows an individual, after unequivocal possession for a specific period, to acquire an interest in real property, such as an easement, but not the property itself. Seealso adverse possession.
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In a health care context:
Prescription drug abuse crisis is outlined ; Report by state attorney general urges legislation to stem the tide of crime, overdoses, death
Jan 12, 2012; With abuse of prescription drugs continuing to result in crime, overdoses and death, State Attorney General Eric T....
Prescription drug expenditures in the United States: the effects of obesity, demographics, and new pharmaceutical products.(Statistical table)(Statistical data)
Oct 01, 2006; 1. Introduction During the period 1990-1998, real per capita expenditures on prescription drugs in the U.S. increased by...