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TO BRAND. An ancient mode of punishment, which was to inflict a mark on an offender with a hot iron. This barbarous punishment has been generally disused.

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In addition, pharmacists must not exchange a name-brand drug with a generic if the generic is more expensive.
According to recent tests, many generic drugs, which generally cost about one-half the price of name-brand equivalents, meet acceptable standards of purity and quality.
Our customers enjoy a convenient, mobile-friendly shopping experience with deals on name-brand products that complement their active lifestyle.
She said her attention to the issue was partly a result of an experience she had where a doctor prescribed an expensive name-brand drug for commercial reasons.
In 2012, for example, name-brand manufacturers spent approximately $6.8 billion* globally on personal care products.
Guatemala City is the capital of Central America's largest market for name-brand goods, and its downtown streets overflow with makeshift stalls selling fake copies of everything from Adidas sneakers to Ferrari jeans;
29, 2011, rising by 22 percent since 2007, or six times faster than name-brand offerings.
But Latinos spend more than the general population on baby care overall -- 15 percent more on name-brand items and 10 percent more on private label items, Gonzalez says.
Since 1995, Working Person's Store has been on a singular mission: deliver the very best in name-brand work apparel at the lowest prices, with a commitment to honesty and customer service.
"The other thing is that there are lists to compare the name-brand and the generic that the Health Ministry and the National Social Security Fund have made," he said.
We look forward to further growth with our convenient shop-at-home process, free estimates, name-brand products and professional installation.
"That said, Hispanic name-brand loyalty prevails in three hotbed CPG categories with significant consumption: hair care, baby products and health and beauty.