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S.296 Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 07, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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  • 89% of users support S.296

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    • American Society of Hematology

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    • A Call to Action for Children With Cancer - February 27, 2012 by http://scienceprogress.org/ - Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act, S. 296 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-296). DeParle, NA. 2012. “We Can't Wait Update: Preventing Prescription Drug Shortages.” The White House Blog.

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      As noted by http://scienceprogress.org/ on February 27, 2012, "Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act, S. 296 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-296). DeParle, NA. 2012. “We Can't Wait Update: Preventing Prescription Drug Shortages.” The White House Blog." (/url?q=http://scienceprogress.org/2012/02/a-call-to-action/&sa=U&ei=msdaT_TmJ-aGsgKgmPWzDQ&ved=0CE8QmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNFToSy9KzUyIbo08DNvjqlL2mLgsA)
    • A Call to Action for Children With Cancer - February 27, 2012 by http://scienceprogress.org/ - Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act, S. 296 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-296). DeParle, NA. 2012. “We Can't Wait Update: Preventing Prescription Drug Shortages.” The White House Blog.

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      As noted by http://scienceprogress.org/ on February 27, 2012, "Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act, S. 296 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-296). DeParle, NA. 2012. “We Can't Wait Update: Preventing Prescription Drug Shortages.” The White House Blog." (/url?q=http://scienceprogress.org/2012/02/a-call-to-action/&sa=U&ei=aBdYT92REOiDsgLgxKXEDQ&ved=0CE4QmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNFpTwO9jdk2hZQ6O57et1GeB_jdZA)
    • A Call to Action for Children With Cancer - February 27, 2012 by http://scienceprogress.org/ - Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act, S. 296 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-296). DeParle, NA. 2012. “We Can't Wait Update: Preventing Prescription Drug Shortages.” The White House Blog.

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      As noted by http://scienceprogress.org/ on February 27, 2012, "Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act, S. 296 (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-296). DeParle, NA. 2012. “We Can't Wait Update: Preventing Prescription Drug Shortages.” The White House Blog." (/url?q=http://scienceprogress.org/2012/02/a-call-to-action/&sa=U&ei=I7hWT7fqEqeW2gWsk5XmCQ&ved=0CEQQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNE-HTQwBZTRUSrKvUgxf73z_e63ug)

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    • Bears DT Nate Collins suspended for one game - July 20, 2012 by ca.sports.yahoo.com - Chicago Bears defensive tackle Nate Collins has been suspended for the first game of the season without pay and fined an additional game check. The NFL announced the suspension for violation of the league’s substance abuse policy. Collins was signed by .

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      As noted by ca.sports.yahoo.com on July 20, 2012, "Chicago Bears defensive tackle Nate Collins has been suspended for the first game of the season without pay and fined an additional game check. The NFL announced the suspension for violation of the league’s substance abuse policy. Collins was signed by ." (http://ca.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/SIG=12no3s296/*http%3A/ca.sports.yahoo.com/news/bears-dt-nate-collins-suspended-140016235--nfl.html)
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    • Charles' turn for homecoming - July 03, 2012 by The Vancouver Sun - Edmonton's offence might have been just good enough to win against Toronto, but the team's 296 yards of net offence pales in comparison to Saskatchewan's offensive output in their season-opening 43-16 demolition of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in which the ...

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      As noted by The Vancouver Sun on July 03, 2012, "Edmonton's offence might have been just good enough to win against Toronto, but the team's 296 yards of net offence pales in comparison to Saskatchewan's offensive output in their season-opening 43-16 demolition of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in which the ..." (http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/football/lions/Charles+turn+homecoming/6880811/story.html)
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