FDA Moves To Whole-Of-Government Approach To Illicit Drug Regulation

By Lia DeGroot / September 9, 2022 at 5:55 PM
Five years after FDA launched Operation Lascar to combat international illicit and counterfeit drug circulation, the agency is now moving forward with a whole-of-government approach to cracking down on illicit drugs alongside the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development. The two parties will meet in Paris next week. In a blog post published Friday (Sept. 2) Cathy Hermsen, the FDA assistant commissioner for criminal investigations and Ritu Nalubola, the director of FDA’s Europe office, write FDA and OECD will take...

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