Senate Panel Jointly Looks At Safety Bill And PDUFA

Lorenzo, Aaron
March 2007
BioWorld Today;3/15/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 51, p2
The article reports on the issues raised against the Enhancing Drug Safety and Innovation Act, a drug safety legislation proposed by U.S. Senators Edward Kennedy and Mike Enzi, at a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. The senators acknowledged the access and safety issues surrounding their bill. They also recognized that the legislation can limit the practice of medicine. The legislators said that they are working to find an appropriate middle ground between ensuring access and safety.


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