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Public Citizen, AAM Complain CREATES Not Included In Spending Deal

February 08, 2018
Supporters of the Creating and Restoring Equal Access To Samples (CREATES) Act are upset the bill was not included in the Senate budget deal that emerged late Wednesday (Feb. 7). Public Citizen says the bill was included in the package “until the final hours.” The CREATES Act would allow generic companies to sue brand companies when they are allegedly using FDA-mandated safety programs to block access to samples needed for FDA approval. CREATES has been scored as saving $3.8 billion...


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