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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey added new financial disclosure rules for a state pharmaceutical committee after it was revealed a member took more than $700,000 from drug makers since 2013, The Arizona Republic reports. Ducey also ordered Dr. Mohamed Ramadan, a psychiatric specialist, be removed from the state Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and law enforcement authorities opened an investigation. Ramadan collected more payments than any other member of any Medicaid pharmaceutical board across the country, according to a recent investigation.

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