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FDA, COVID-19 Funding, Marijuana Bill May Get Boost In Dem Senate

By Beth Wang / January 7, 2021 at 6:37 PM
Democrats will take control of the Senate starting Jan. 20, shifting power on the Senate health and appropriations committees that drive key health care policies, and sources speculate the result could be increased appropriations and COVID-19 response funding for FDA and passage of landmark marijuana decriminalization legislation that could hand FDA a new regulatory role. Some also expect Democrats might scale back FDA user fees levels for regulated industries. Soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has said he plans...


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