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pure food and drug act
Prohibited selling adulterated (made less pure) or misbranded (improperly labeled) food and drugs.
food, drug, cosmetic act
All drug manufacturers must file New Drug Apps (NDA) with FDA prior to selling.
Established which drugs were prescription (legend) and which were nonprescription (over the counter).
drug listing act
Each drug is assigned an NDC number that identified manufacturer, medication, size, and type of packaging.
orphan drug act
Financial incentive to producing medications for a rare disease (under 200k cases) that grants 7 year monopoly.
state boards of pharmacy
License and/or certify pharmacy personnel, oversee and discipline these professionals within their state.
food and drug admin
Uses system called MedWatch to receive info about adverse events or product problems.
national association of the boards of pharmacy
Assists state boards by developing uniform standards.
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