Pharmacy Law

food and drug act of 1906

disallowed adulterated drugs, food, and drink from being transported between states

shirley amendment

forbade false claims about drug effects

harrison narcotic act

introduced control of the distribution and use of narcotics

food, drug, and cosmetic act

drug manufacturers must demonstrate drug safety prior to marketing

alberty food products vs. united states

drug purpose must be on label

durham-humphrey amendment

introduced the 'caution: federal law prohibits dispensing without a prescription" label

federal hazardous substances act

all hazardous materials should be handled with care and disposed of in a specifically maked container

kefauver-harris amendments

drug effectiveness and safety must be proved prior to marketing

fair packaging and labeling act

all products sold interstate must be labeled correctly

poison prevention packaging act

child-proof packaging is required for all prescription drugs

controlled substance act

regulates the manufacture, distribution and sales of drugs that carry a risk of dependence or abuse

medical device act

amendment to the FD&C Act; requires assurance of the safety of medical devices

federal anti-tampering act

it is a federal offense to tamper or change consumer products

orphan drug act

gives incentives to increase research and manufacture of drugs used to treat rare diseases

drug price competition and patent term restoration act

extended the patent life for all drugs

prescription drug marketing act

amendment to the FD&C Act; designed to lower the health risks that may result from the diversion of prescriptions from legitimate commercial avenues

omnibus budget reconciliation act

pharmacists must counsel Medicaid patients

FDA Modernization act

updated the Durham-Humphrey amendment so label need read "Rx only

dietary supplement and nonprescription drug consumer protection act

requires manufacturers to report adverse drug reactions

combat methamphetamine act

limits the sale of pseudoephedrine