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Congress is moving forward rapidly with legislation that will dramatically change the way drugs and medical devices are regulated. But Public Citizen has serious concerns that the bill will undermine patient safety.
July 18 - Comments on the FDA’s Draft Guidances on the Prescription Requirement Under Section 503A and the Facilities Definition Under Section 503B
July 14 - Individuals With Serious Mental Illnesses in County Jails: A Survey of Jail Staff’s Perspectives
July 1 - Letter to U.S. Congress Conference Committee for the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
June 29 - Petition to the FDA to Require a Black-Box Warning for Dopamine Agonist Drugs
June 21 - Comments on the FDA’s Proposed Rule to Ban All Powdered Medical Gloves
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