Published on February 24, 2013 at 4:00 AM
The Washington Post: Pharmacy Trade Group Shifts Position On Federal Oversight
The head of the nation's largest trade group for the specialty pharmacies known as compounders said he will support legislation requiring pharmacies that operate like drug manufacturers to register with the Food and Drug Administration and be subject to stricter standards enforced by the agency (Kindy and Sun, 2/21).
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