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May 15, 2013

A federal drug track-and-trace bill has made it out of a congressional committee.

ARLINGTON, Va. — A federal drug track-and-trace bill has made it out of a congressional committee.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to approve H.R. 1919, the Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013, sponsored by Reps. Bob Latta, R-Ohio, and Jim Matheson, D-Utah.

October 10, 2012

Members of Congress are calling for an inquiry into compounding pharmacies amid a meningitis outbreak that has infected 119 people and killed 11, according to published reports.

NEW YORK — Members of Congress are calling for an inquiry into compounding pharmacies amid a meningitis outbreak that has infected 119 people and killed 11, according to published reports.

November 3, 2010

This year’s elections may prove to be a boon to the business of dietary supplements...

WASHINGTON This year’s elections may prove to be a boon to the business of dietary supplements and other natural alternatives, according to John Gay, Natural Products Association executive director and CEO. “This was the most remarkable election in my 25 years in Washington,” he said, “and the effects will be felt almost immediately.”

For example, Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., who must now step down as chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is seen as a potential positive for the industry, Gay said.

 

September 20, 2010

An organization representing the nation's drug stores praised a House subcommittee's legislation that related to...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. An organization representing the nation's drug stores praised a House subcommittee's legislation that related to the safety of prescription drugs and the security of the drug supply chain.

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores responded Tuesday to a "discussion draft" of drug safety legislation advocated by Reps. John Dingell, D-Mich.; Henry Waxman, D-Calif.; Frank Pallone, D-N.J.; and Bart Stupak, D-Mich., all of whom are members of the House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee.