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Free speech comment deadline extended

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FDA grants 45-day extension for comments on First Amendment issues and agency regulation of commercial speech. Comments will be due Sept. 13, rebuttal comments Oct. 28. The extension comes "in response to several requests from the public," agency says. Pfizer and Pharmacia are among those who asked FDA for additional time; the companies requested a 60-day extension (1"The Pink Sheet" Jun. 24, In Brief). FDA solicits comments on free speech in July 3 Journal of the American Medical Association "News and Analysis" section...

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