pharm ch 4 important dates

  1. federal food and drugs act
    • 1906
    • required drug makers to list on product label dangerous or addicting substances
  2. harrison narcotic act
    • 1914
    • established legal term narcotic, and regulated manufacture and sale of habit forming drugs
  3. kefauver-harris amendments to the 1938 federal food, drug, and cosmetic act
    • 1962
    • required manufacturers to demonstrate both therapeutic efficacy AND safety of new drugs
  4. controlled substances act
    • 1970
    • established schedules for controlled substances
  5. HIPAA
    • 1996
    • required all health organizations including schools to maintain privacy of protected health info
  6. medicare prescription drug improvement and modernization act
    • 2003
    • provides seniors and disabled people with insurance for drugs
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