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Import Safety Group Slates “Action Plan” For November Release

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

The Bush administration's import safety task force plans to lay out a road map for improving the import safety system by mid-November, the group says in a report issued Sept. 10

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Brexit: New Rules Will Hit Parallel Trade From UK to EU

Under EU rules, once a medicinal product has been placed on the market in a country of the EEA – the EU plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway 




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