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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) signs three bills into law on the Resolute Desk with the help of White House Assoicate Staff Secretary Anuj Gupta (C) in the Oval Office at the White House November 27, 2013 in Washington, DC.   (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Signs Bill For More Scrutiny For Drug Mixers

Compounding pharmacies that custom-mix medications in bulk are expected to come under more federal oversight under a bill signed into law Wednesday by President Barack Obama.

11/27/2013

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on Oct. 5, 2012 in Framingham, Mass. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: States Do Not Track, Inspect Specialty Pharmacies

Congressional investigators say pharmacy boards in nearly all 50 states lack the information and expertise to oversee specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak last year.

04/15/2013

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