Sunday, January 30, 2005

FDA letter warns state on licensing Canadian drugs

From the Providence (RI) Journal:
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday wrote to Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch detailing the ways in which the state's new law allowing licensing of Canadian pharmacies violates federal law.

The six-page letter is the FDA's first communication with the state since it urged Governor Carcieri to veto the bill.

The letter provides a legal framework for opposing the law but does not explicitly urge Lynch to act, nor does it say what the FDA plans to do. more...

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