[Ip-health] Obama Administration report on CF drugs

Outterson, Kevin mko at bu.edu
Mon Mar 28 08:11:50 PDT 2011

>From Securing Pharma:

The US government will not wait for a public health crisis before taking action to stem the trade in counterfeit medicines, according to a report by the Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Inter-Agency Working Group.

The body, set up by the Obama administration last year, makes the assertion in a report sent to Vice President Joe Biden and the US Congress which spells out a series of legislative 'fixes' to help tackle the issue, including the adoption of a full track-and-trace system for pharmaceuticals and related products...

Full (ungated) article here:  http://www.securingpharma.com/40/articles/893.php

Kevin Outterson
Associate Professor
Editor in Chief, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics

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