Bill Seeks Overhaul Of Global Drug Safety Rules

Law360, New York (December 20, 2010, 4:00 PM EST) -- Democratic leaders from the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation that would give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration broad new authorities and tools to boost safety regulation in the increasingly global marketplace for drugs.

H.R. 6543, the Drug Safety Enhancement Act, was introduced Friday by the outgoing chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Henry Waxman, D-Calif., along with chairman emeritus John Dingell, D-Mich., health subcommittee chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Bart Stupak, D-Mich., who chairs the panel's subcommittee on oversight and investigations....
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