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Mat

A general term for Russian profanity. The use of mat is illegal in Russia, though this is only enforced sporadically. However, inadvertently using mat can make it more difficult (or at least awkward) to conduct business in Russian.
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At issue is whether community pharmacies continue to lose the game to the politicians and PBMs or whether their collective self-interest has been aroused to the point of going to the mat over the critical issue of how future pharmacy business will be conducted.
I predict Larry Silverstein and his army won't win, but that won't stop him from going to the mat. He and his fellow moguls thrive on a good fight, prudence and expenses be damned!
Unless auditors do something decisive, the whole profession is going to the mat.