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2 bills approved by State Senate committee to make prescriptions safer

Original post made on Apr 23, 2013

Legislation authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-San Leandro) has passed the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee which requires pharmacists to use larger typeface in prescriptions and also to use the translated 'standard directions for use' in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Russian on prescription labels, if requested.

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Posted by Ngo Loon
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:26 am

Are you kidding me? This Libtard (LIBeral reTARD) wants prescription labels printed in 6 different languages? How about these people learn to read and speak English? Is there no end to how much the Libtards are going to add to the bureaucracy and cost of doing business in California. Is there no end to the stupidity?
What an improvement we would have in California if we changed how the State Legislature operates to the Texas system (which is like most states). They are only in session for two months every two years. It really limits the damage the politicians can do to the state, especially in California's case where the vast majority of those politicians are Libtards.

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Posted by JT
a resident of Stoneridge
on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:50 am

Incredibly, I find myself agreeing with this legislation. Probably an easy software solution for almost all pharmacies. I have aging eyes and am always shocked by the manufacturer's thoughtless use of packaging real estate, placing the most important info in the smallest print possible while giving plenty of space and size to the marketing verbage. If the regulation works on prescription drugs, maybe OTC makers will get a clue and join in willingly before being dragged into it.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Apr 25, 2013 at 3:22 pm

Everybody in the USA doesn't speak or read English...medications are life saving and it's critical that folks on meds understand the printed information...sorry that a few bad apples are nasty to others who could suffer if they don't understand info about their meds...

If you don't like living in multi-cultural/lingual country, then go back to where your ancestors are from...America does not need bad apples like you...

i mean it...

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