Senators Propose Host Of Changes For Drug Industry

Law360, New York (February 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Three laws were reintroduced in the U.S. Senate last week that would target improving drug safety for consumers and potentially usher in more stringent protocols for the pharmaceutical industry.

Sens. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., and Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., the chairman and ranking Republican of the health committee, respectively, reintroduced the Enhancing Drug Safety and Innovation Act on Thursday.

The proposal, first introduced in August 2006, would require drug makers and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to engage in better safety planning before a drug is approved...
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