To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the label of any drug containing an opiate to prominently state that addiction is possible.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2016
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on June 28, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Kuster Statement on FDA Improvements to Labeling Regulations”
— Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] (Sponsor) on Oct 13, 2016
“Following Community Meetings, Tipton Takes Further Action to Fight Opioid Abuse”
— Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 12, 2016
Jun 28, 2016
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H.R. 5601 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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