legislation

NACDS Endorses Improvements to Drug Monitoring ProgramsNACDS is supporting the MONITOR Act to help curb opioid abuse.
FDA Considers Compounding Pharmacy RegulationsGottlieb says that changes may be coming, but remains firm on current regulations.
Law Reauthorizes FDA Fees and Increases Access to Generics/BiosimilarsSenate passes FDARA overwhelmingly, ahead of September deadline.
New Bill Could Force E-prescribing
New Bill Could Force E-prescribingLegislators say it will help ease the problem, but the NCPA says it’s just one part of the solution.
E-cigarettes: A legislative updateOn August 8, 2016, Mitch Zeller, JD, blogged on the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website that beginning that day, federal law would protect the public—especially kids—from the dangers of all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), vapes, and more. The law, known as the Deeming Rule, would regulate the largely unregulated market that he referred to as having been the “wild, wild West.”
Advocating for Pharmacy Works. But Only If You Do It.
Bill Would Protect Compounded Drugs
Bill Would Protect Compounded DrugsThe IACP is excited about new legislation that could help compounding pharmacists.
Physicians Voice Concerns on Texas Law that Restricts Immunizations for Foster Children A new law would limit emergency immunization for children entering foster care system in Texas.
Pharmacy Groups Warn Trump About Drug ImportsNACDS and APhA warn that letting Americans buy foreign drugs could be disastrous.
DIR Fees: What NCPA Wants from Part DIn a letter to the CMS, DIR fees take precedence