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Our -- ago let's get to -- back with the news alert today on the meningitis outbreak linked to a steroid twelve deaths caused.
Already around the country lawmakers now calling for a federal investigation this could be bigger could change the way.
The FDA does business -- drugs are regulated.
Was McDonnell is all over this story and hesitant today's bottom line yet this is a fight second head to the Supreme Court we've got breaking news -- have been talking to three powerful Democrats the offices of Richard Blumenthal Ed Markey and Henry Waxman and what they're talking about a strengthening the -- of the FDA and the FDA's power is overseeing.
Pharmacies nationwide right now -- -- or receive.
By the states -- got 56000 pharmacies half of them manufacture and make drugs on their own and sell them across state lines.
That's a problem that these lawmakers are saying -- behind the meningitis outbreak this company.
New England confounding company basically sold into 23 states exposing a potential thirteen thousand people.
To the fungal meningitis up.
Basically problem there so we're seeing essentially that.
Did governor Massachusetts now without this morning saying look they're working outside their state licenses early supposed to be filling -- that manufacturing and selling.
But here's the problem here's the bottom line the FDA only regulates the ingredients -- -- be an over reach of their commerce clause.
Which basically says you know the states are allowed to regulate what they're always might Japanese do so -- we may want -- accounting department and -- -- -- supreme.
Court fight over this in judge -- tennis also concurring with what I just said.
I ran up by him and -- good but the pharmacists have fought FDA oversight of this in the past so big fight right now in congress over whether or not to strengthen FDA oversight.
That is pretty big thank you -- -- and must now assurance hot.
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