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Quantum Leap/Texas AG settlement

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Dallas-based Quantum Leap agrees to destroy nearly 15,000 bottles of human growth hormone-containing Regenesis and Lifespan products under a recent settlement with Texas Attorney General John Cornyn. Filed in Dallas County District Court, the Assurance of Voluntary Compliance also requires Quantum cease distributing the products without FDA approval, as well as pay $45,000 to the state for penalties and fees and refund consumers their purchase price. Genetically synthesized HGH is available only with FDA approval or a doctor's prescription. The National Institute on Aging issued a warning about the use of "anti-aging" hormones in 1997 (1"The Tan Sheet" April 7, 1997, p. 1)

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