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Pharmacy Law

Lawdesription/ year
Food & Drug Act of 1906 1906 Prohibited interstate commerece in adulterated food, drinks, & drugs
Shereley Amendment 1911 Prohibited false claims about a drugs therapeutic effects
Harrison Narcotic Act 1914 Controlled the distribution and usage of narcotics
Food Drug & Cosmetic Act (FDC) 1938 Required new drugs to prove safety before marketing
Alberty Food Products vs. US 1950 The purpose a drug is being used must be indicated on it's labeling.
Durham-Humphrey Amendment 1951 "Caution:Federal Law prohibits dispensing without a prescription" to be on all prescription bottles
Federal Hazardous Substances Act 1960 Required that all hazardous materials be handled cautiously and disposed of in a well recognized container marked "Hazardous Material"
Kefauver-Harris Amendments 1962 Manufacturers must prove effectiveness and safety of drug before marketing
Fair Packaging & Labeling Act 1966 Requires all consumers products in interstate to be properly labled.
Poison Prevention Packaging Act 1970 Required the use of child proof packaging on prescription drugs
Controlled Substances Act 1970 Regulates the manufacturer, distribution and slaes of certain drugs that have a potential for abuse
Medical Device Act 1976 Amendment to the FD&C Act to provide reasonable assurance of the safety and efficacy of medical devices.
Federal Anti-Tampering Act 1982 Makes it a Federal offense to tamper wirth consumer products and gives enforcement authority to the FBI the Department of Agriculture and the FDA
Orphan Drug Act 1983 Provides incentives to promote research, approval and marketing of drugs for rare diseases
Drug Price Competition & Patent Term Restoration Act 1984 Extended the "Abbreviated New Drug Application" (ANDA) process and extended the patent life for all drugs
Prescription Drug Marketing Act 1987 Amendment to the FD&C Act to the reduce the potential risks that may result from the diversion of prescription drugs from legitimate commercial channels
Omnibus Budget Reconciliations Act (OBRA) 1990 Required Pharmacist to consel medicade patients on their medication
FDA Modernization Act 1997 Changed the legend requirement to "Rx only"
Dietary Supplement & Non-prescription Drug consumer Protection Act 2006 Protects consumers by reporting adverse drug reactions from these products
Combat Methampehetamine Act 2006 Restricts sales of Pseudoephedrine
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