Mich. AG Floats Compounding Pharmacy Reform Bill

Law360, New York (September 19, 2013, 5:21 PM EDT) -- The attorney general of Michigan, the state hardest-hit by last year's meningitis outbreak, proposed legislation on Thursday that would require compounding pharmacies to be inspected every two years and pharmacy owners to submit to criminal background checks.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, along with a state lawmaker and the head of the state's Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, announced the outlines of a bill aimed at preventing another outbreak like the one linked to tainted steroids from the now-bankrupt New England Compounding Center.

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