Saturday, December 28, 2019

Retail Sales of Tobacco Products - FDA.gov

Read the full article:  Retail Sales of Tobacco Products - FDA.gov

"Note:
On December 20, 2019, the President signed legislation to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and raise the federal minimum age of sale of tobacco products from 18 to 21 years. It is now illegal for a retailer to sell any tobacco product – including cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes – to anyone under 21. FDA will provide additional details on this issue as they become available."

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

FDA cGMP QSR GMP Online Training Courses by SkillsPlus International Inc.

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FDA cGMP QSR GMP Online Training

Benefits

  • Use in the classroom as a training video
  • Standardize content delivery
  • Reduce training expense with our online learning pricing
  • Use in one-on-one training environments
  • Make these classes a part of corrective and preventive actions 

Details

  • $50 per individual course 
  • Once a course is purchased, you'll be able to view the course one-time (within 48 hours from the time of purchase). 
  • Call us about Annual Global License pricing.

  • Interested in a course? Give us a call:  (415) 948-5220

Courses Available

  • 21 CFR 211: Pure, Safe, and Effective  - This program reviews 21 CFR 211 with the reminder that all these rules help us produce a product that is pure, safe and effective. This program is a must for new employee orientation training at all levels of the organization.
  • Documentation Practices  - This program provides a most interesting review of proper documentation practices for both paper-based and electronic record environments. 
  • Equipment and CGMPs - This topic discusses the requirements of 21 CFR211 Subpart D - Equipment, specifically the design and construction requirements for equipment including lubrication and coolants. The class addresses cleaning and maintenance requirements including automatic and electronic equipment. The class also covers the requirements for equipment identification, and required documentation.

Courses Coming Soon!

  • Buildings and Facilities (Coming 2019) - This topic provides a review of the requirements of Building and Facilities issues well beyond Subpart C, Buildings and Facilities.  This program, uses many video segments from actual plant operations to review the essential elements of this Subpart.
  • Surviving an FDA Inspection  (Coming 2019) - Learn what to expect, how to plan for an inspection, and how to behave. This program has demonstrations of interviews and different response strategies. Some are intended to be humorous, while some are common mistakes made when interacting with the FDA. Use this program to plan for your next inspection.
  • Understanding Validation  (Coming 2019) - Delve into the intricate rules and practices of validation. This course is based on guidance documents on validation. The concepts of validation are explained in simple language. This is a great introduction to validation as well as preparation for the plant's next major validation initiative.
  • Contamination Control  (Coming 2019) - This topic discusses the sources of contamination and methods to prevent contaminating products. This is a great session for new employees needing to learn about the risks and proper behaviors to controlling contamination. Use this program as part of a corrective or preventive action as a result of contamination control breaches.
  • Materials and CGMP  (Coming 2019) -  This topic traces the CGMP requirements from supplier qualification through to manufacturing and packaging. A solid review of 21 CFR 211 Subpart E, Control of Components, Drug Product Containers and Closures.
  • Organization and Personnel  (Coming 2019) -  This topic summarizes the essential elements of 21CFR211 Subpart B, Organization and Personnel. This is a great orientation to this subpart for new employees or serves as a quick refresher.
  • Production and Process Control  (Coming 2019) -  This topic provides a review of the requirements of 21 CFR 211 Subpart F, Production and Process Controls.  This program, uses many video segments from actual plant operations to review the essential elements of this Subpart.
  • Implementing A Successful Change Control Program (Coming 2019) - This program reviews the requirements of change control and components of a successful change control program.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Senate confirms oncologist Stephen Hahn as FDA commissioner - The Washington Post

Read the full article:  Senate confirms oncologist Stephen Hahn as FDA commissioner - The Washington Post

Texas doctor faces contentious issues as he assumes helm of sprawling agency

"Stephen Hahn, an oncologist and top official at MD Anderson Cancer Center, was confirmed Thursday as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. The Senate vote was 72 to 18.

Hahn, 59, takes over as the FDA juggles vexing political and health issues, including the Trump administration’s still-unresolved response to a surge in underage vaping over the past two years."

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

‘Dump it down the drain’: How contaminants from prescription-drug factories pollute waterways - STAT



Read the full article:  ‘Dump it down the drain’: How contaminants from prescription-drug factories pollute waterways - STAT

According to the article:

"Over the past decade, cocktails of drugs from opioids to antidepressants have been showing up in rivers all over the U.S. Studies have detected these chemicals in the bodies of fish and aquatic insects, altering behaviors that are key to survival. Now, an investigation by STAT and Type Investigations identifies for the first time major drug companies that are likely dumping substantial quantities of drugs from their manufacturing facilities into rivers and streams."

Monday, December 9, 2019

Landmark Marijuana Legislation Moves through Congress - JDSUPRA

Read the full article:   Landmark Marijuana Legislation Moves through Congress - JDSUPRA

According to the article:
"On November 20, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee passed the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2019. The historic bill was sponsored by House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and can now move to a floor vote in the House of Representatives."

Saturday, November 30, 2019

The only Board-approved California Designated Representative training program for reverse distributors

The only Board-approved California Designated Representative training program for reverse distributors

According to the California State Board of Pharmacy - Designated Representative-Reverse Distributor License webpage, there is only one Board-approved California Designated Representative training program for reverse distributors (offered by SkillsPlus International Inc.).

About This Course

  • an online training class, available 24 x 7
  • designed specifically for reverse distributors, and covers all topics specified in the Board's license application
  • costs $625 per student
  • earns a Board recognized training affidavit
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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

FDA warns 15 companies for illegally selling various products containing CBD - FDA.gov

FDA warns 15 companies for illegally selling various products containing cannabidiol as agency details safety concerns - FDA.gov


Violations include marketing unapproved new human and animal drugs, selling CBD products as dietary supplements, and adding CBD to human, animal foods


According to the FDA news release:

"Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The FDA also published a revised Consumer Update detailing safety concerns about CBD products more broadly. Based on the lack of scientific information supporting the safety of CBD in food, the FDA is also indicating today that it cannot conclude that CBD is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) among qualified experts for its use in human or animal food."

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Investigation of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Product Use, or Vaping - CDC.gov

Read the full media statement:   Investigation of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Product Use, or Vaping  -  CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center

According to the CDC:
“CDC has made it a priority to find out what is causing this outbreak of e-cigarette or vaping-related injuries and deaths,” said CDC Director Robert Redfield, M.D. “Activation of CDC’s Emergency Operations Center allows us to enhance operations and provide additional support to CDC staff working to protect our Nation from this serious health threat.” 
CDC’s activation of the EOC allows the agency to provide increased operational support for the response to meet the outbreak’s evolving challenges. Agency subject matter experts will continue to lead the CDC response with enhanced support from additional CDC and EOC staff.
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Friday, September 13, 2019

Four takeaways from the latest round of federal CBD warning letters - Hemp Industry Daily

Read the full article:  Four takeaways from the latest round of federal CBD warning letters - Hemp Industry Daily

According to the article:

"The young CBD industry is growing accustomed to federal health authorities warning companies not to make medical claims about the cannabinoid. 
But a round of warning letters this week from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – the consumer-protection agency that safeguards against unfair and deceptive advertising – served as a reminder that as CBD goes mainstream, more federal agencies are giving the industry a critical look."

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

What is a California Designated Representative training course? - Yahoo Answers

View the full text Q&A:  What is a California Designated Representative training course? - Yahoo Answers

"First, some background. The California State Board of Pharmacy (the "Board") is in charge of licensing companies that are drug-device wholesalers, third-party logistics providers (3PL), and reverse distributors, and more. This means these companies need to get a facility license from the Board to run their businesses."

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Largest selection of Board-approved California Designated Representative online training programs. 3 distinct courses for wholesalers, 3PL, reverse distributors. Earns a training affidavit.
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Mass Shootings Can Be Contagious, Research Shows - NPR

Read the full article:  Mass Shootings Can Be Contagious, Research Shows - NPR.org

"Towers and her colleagues also found that what set apart shootings that were contagious was the amount of media coverage they received. "In the incidences where there were four or more people killed, and even school shootings, those tended to get national and even international media attention," says Towers."

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

California Designated Representative Online Training Programs - 6,000 students trained!

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California Designated Representative Online Training Courses. Board-approved. Earns a training affidavit accepted by the Board. 3 distinct classes for: wholesalers, 3PL, reverse distributors. 6,000 students trained.
California Designated Representative Online Training Courses. Board-approved. Earns a training affidavit accepted by the Board. 3 distinct classes for: wholesalers, 3PL, reverse distributors. 6,000 students trained.

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

FDA aims high in crackdown on CBD manufacturers - in-PharmaTechnologist

 By Ben Hargreaves
US FDA took aim at the ‘world’s largest cannabis’ company for making ‘unfounded claims’ about the therapeutic potential of its CBD products.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

FDA warns company marketing unapproved cannabidiol products - FDA.gov

Read the full news release:  FDA warns company marketing unapproved cannabidiol products with unsubstantiated claims to treat cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, opioid withdrawal, pain and pet anxiety  -  Agency is expediting work to evaluate regulatory policies related to cannabis and cannabis-derived ingredients like CBD - FDA.gov


According to the news release:
"... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has issued a warning letter to Curaleaf Inc., of Wakefield, Massachusetts, for illegally selling unapproved products containing cannabidiol (CBD) online with unsubstantiated claims that the products treat cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, opioid withdrawal, pain and pet anxiety, among other conditions or diseases.  ... 
The FDA has previously sent warning letters to other companies illegally selling CBD products that claimed to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure serious diseases, such as cancer. Some of these products were in further violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act because they were marketed as dietary supplements or because they involved the addition of CBD to food."
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