Federal Injunction Stays Portion Of Drug Distribution Law

Law360, New York (December 5, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal district judge on Monday granted a preliminary injunction to a group of small pharmaceutical wholesalers, staying a provision of a drug law that would force distributors to keep a record of everyone that has handled a drug.

Judge Joanna Seybert of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York adopted a magistrate judge’s report in part, and issued the injunction. She will issue a written decision.

Nine "secondary wholesalers"—sellers who don’t buy pharmaceuticals directly from manufacturers—are seeking a preliminary injunction enjoining...
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