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S.3187 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 09, 2012 Became Public Law No: 112-144.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on June 26, 2012, with a roll call of 92 ayes, 4 nays, and 4 not voting.

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  • 50% of users support S.3187

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    • Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates

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    • Mylan Inc.

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    • Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council

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    • National Health Council

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    • Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association

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    • Generic Pharmaceutical Association

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    • Consumers Union

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    • Advanced Medical Technology Association

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    • American Foundation for the Blind

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    • National Alliance on Mental Illness

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    • The Infectious Diseases Society of America

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    • National Community Pharmacists Association

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    • Biotechnology Industry Organization

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    • Pharmaceutical Industry Labor Management Association

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    • American Academy of Pediatrics

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On December 14, 2012, by Brianna - Although this Federal ban provides a valuable tool in keeping these dangerous "drug and alcohol":http://www.drugandalcoholtest.com substances off the shelves, we would encourage states that have not already done so to incorporate these substances into their state drug schedules to ensure that state law enforcement agencies have full authority to act against these substances. The Drug Enforcement Administration will continue to work with state and local authorities to investigate major distribution networks, but retail and community-level enforcement will continue to occur largely on a state and local level.

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      As noted by Brianna, a user on OpenCongress.org, on December 14, 2012, "Although this Federal ban provides a valuable tool in keeping these dangerous "drug and alcohol":http://www.drugandalcoholtest.com substances off the shelves, we would encourage states that have not already done so to incorporate these substances into their state drug schedules to ensure that state law enforcement agencies have full authority to act against these substances. The Drug Enforcement Administration will continue to work with state and local authorities to investigate major distribution networks, but retail and community-level enforcement will continue to occur largely on a state and local level. "
    • On December 14, 2012, by Brianna - My son has been hospitalized 3 times due to the effects of him using synthetic marijuana. He now has severe depression with pshycotic features, suicidal thoughts, hallucinations, axiety, insomnia and tremors. The doctors say there is not enough research on this poison to know how long he will experience these side effects. They say he may snap out of it within months or may have to live with it for the rest of his life. It has changed him dramatically. He has his good days and he has his bad days. The bad days are very bad and I feel so helpless. I listen to him after taking "drug and alcohol test":http://www.drugandalcoholtest.com and comfort him during his panic attacks. I am glad to say that I believe he is done using synthetic marijuana after this last hospitalization but I am not immune to the fact that relapse could be just around the corner.

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      As noted by Brianna, a user on OpenCongress.org, on December 14, 2012, "My son has been hospitalized 3 times due to the effects of him using synthetic marijuana. He now has severe depression with pshycotic features, suicidal thoughts, hallucinations, axiety, insomnia and tremors. The doctors say there is not enough research on this poison to know how long he will experience these side effects. They say he may snap out of it within months or may have to live with it for the rest of his life. It has changed him dramatically. He has his good days and he has his bad days. The bad days are very bad and I feel so helpless. I listen to him after taking "drug and alcohol test":http://www.drugandalcoholtest.com and comfort him during his panic attacks. I am glad to say that I believe he is done using synthetic marijuana after this last hospitalization but I am not immune to the fact that relapse could be just around the corner. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Issue: Government employee pay, benefits ... - OpenCongress - July 10, 2012 by opencongress.org - Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management-related bills and votes in the U.S. Congress. ... Enacted Bills. S.3187 - Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2012. A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend t

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      As noted by opencongress.org on July 10, 2012, "Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management-related bills and votes in the U.S. Congress. ... Enacted Bills. S.3187 - Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2012. A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend t" (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/issues/show/8521_government_employee_pay,_benefits,_personnel_management&sa=U&ei=4pENUNPqGK6A2QWPjqTwDw&ved=0CC4QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNET2H19rWX9HcSJq-xFB435-ST5_A)
    • Issue: Government employee pay, benefits ... - OpenCongress - July 10, 2012 by opencongress.org - Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management-related bills and votes in the U.S. Congress. ... Enacted Bills. S.3187 - Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2012. A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend t

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      As noted by opencongress.org on July 10, 2012, "Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management-related bills and votes in the U.S. Congress. ... Enacted Bills. S.3187 - Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2012. A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend t" (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/issues/show/8521_government_employee_pay,_benefits,_personnel_management&sa=U&ei=xJILUJHIF8Pi2gXq9bUR&ved=0CC4QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNF3yg5cyvbTGhTuIbAHFCKFrwY-RQ)
    • Health Legislation: FDA User Fees and the Regulation of Drugs ... - July 07, 2012 by Alerts - UPDATE: On June 18, 2012, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce distributed the text of an agreement that combined provisions of S. 3187 ...

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      As noted by Alerts on July 07, 2012, "UPDATE: On June 18, 2012, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce distributed the text of an agreement that combined provisions of S. 3187 ..." (/url?q=http://healthlegislation.blogspot.com/2012/07/fda-user-fees-and-regulation-of-drugs.html&sa=U&ei=XZ_6T6a0GOia2AWasP3YBg&ved=0CEQQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHbpfubUKOL-eckbd-4LcpPI8XBxg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • New Pharmaceutical Tracking Registry Could Help Expedite Drug Recalls, Curb Shortages - October 11, 2012 by Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News - ...Fee Act. At press time, the House and Senate were in negotiations about how to reconcile their respective approaches (Senate bill S.3187 and House bill H.R. 5651) to requiring tighter tracking of the drug pipeline and notifications by manufacturers of p

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      As noted by Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News on October 11, 2012, "...Fee Act. At press time, the House and Senate were in negotiations about how to reconcile their respective approaches (Senate bill S.3187 and House bill H.R. 5651) to requiring tighter tracking of the drug pipeline and notifications by manufacturers of p" (http://www.gastroendonews.com/ViewArticle.aspx?d_id=187&a_id=21924&d=In+the+News&i_id=889&i=October+2012&tab=RSS)
    • New Video: How You're Being Backstabbed by the FDA - July 28, 2012 by Food Consumer - Durbin's Amendment No. 2127 was piggybacked onto a bill on May 22, which was set for a vote the very next day. The bill was S 3187, the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act. Fortunately, thanks to rapid and effective push-back by the ...

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      As noted by Food Consumer on July 28, 2012, "Durbin's Amendment No. 2127 was piggybacked onto a bill on May 22, which was set for a vote the very next day. The bill was S 3187, the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act. Fortunately, thanks to rapid and effective push-back by the ..." (http://www.foodconsumer.org/newsite/Politics/Politics/fda_0728120220.html)
    • Phoenix Nest -- a Virtual Biotech -- Announces Its Launch in the Wake of New Law Signed by President Obama on July 9th - July 16, 2012 by NBCNews.com - NEW YORK, NY — Phoenix Nest announces the launch of its virtual biotech, with plans to take advantage of the new legislation enacted by Congress and signed into law on July 9, 2012, The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act ...

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      As noted by NBCNews.com on July 16, 2012, "NEW YORK, NY — Phoenix Nest announces the launch of its virtual biotech, with plans to take advantage of the new legislation enacted by Congress and signed into law on July 9, 2012, The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act ..." (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48197522/ns/business-press_releases/t/phoenix-nest----virtual-biotech----announces-its-launch-wake-new-law-signed-president-obama-july-th/)
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