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LEVIN SOUNDS DRUG WARNING ON DRAFT MOROCCO IMPLEMENTING BILL

July 16, 2004 at 5:00 AM
The Ways and Means Committee this week easily approved a draft version of a bill to implement the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement at a July 14 mock markup, but that easy approval was coupled with a warning that the Bush Administration needs to clarify whether a pharmaceutical provision in the deal would impede Morocco's ability to issue cheaper, generic medicines in times of health emergencies. The draft bill was approved by a 23-1 vote with no amendments being approved or...


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