Senate Appropriators Send Bill Hiking FDA Spending For 2019 To Floor

May 24, 2018
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday (May 24) voted to send to the Senate floor a fiscal 2019 FDA funding bill that appears to give the agency $163 million more than its current level but still less than requested by the administration, coming after House appropriators also agreed to hike FDA spending. The bill also includes language about youth tobacco use prevention, specifically directing FDA to remove certain deemed tobacco products on the market after Aug. 8, 2016. The funding...

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