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Drug and Pharmacy Alert: Breaking News: Massachusetts Congressman Markey introduces federal compounding pharmacy legislation

Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) yesterday outlined federal legislation intended to strengthen regulations for compounding pharmacies by providing the FDA with greater regulatory oversight. Markey said entities are “masquerading” as compounding pharmacies to avoid regulations that would come within oversight of a drug manufacturer. The proposed legislation is intended to distinguish between traditional, small compounding pharmacies and others operating as drug manufacturers.

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