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Jan. 21, 2013
Never Mind FDA, States Are Crafting Biosimilar Laws (Pharmalot Blog)
The FDA may not have approved a biosimilar yet or decided whether a biosimilar is interchangeable with a brand biologic, but this is not stopping some state legislatures from considering bills that would allow substitution, blogger Ed Silverman writes. Currently, three states — Virginia, Pennsylvania and Illinois — have legislation in the works that may gain momentum this year.