Track-And-Trace Preemption Is Focus As House Bill Moves To Full Committee
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Democrats call for preemption of existing state pedigree programs to coincide with implementation of a federal system, rather than enactment of the law, during subcommittee markup of the measure to require pedigrees to accompany drug shipments.
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