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Vallejo Times Herald
December 15, 2017
In November, 2013, President Obama signed into law the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, which encouraged schools to plan for severe asthma attacks and allergic reactions. The law made an important change to the Children's Asthma Treatment Grants Program and other federal asthmaÃâÃÂ ...
September 13, 2017
In an effort to improve access to emergency epinephrine in schools and curtail anaphylaxis-related hospitalizations, in November 2013, President Barack Obama signed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act into law. The law provides additional funding through the Department of Health and Human Services,ÃâÃÂ ...
September 16, 2016
In 2013, President Obama signed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, which provides financial incentives to schools that keep epinephrine auto-injectors on hand. Although the bill doesn't refer to the EpiPen brand specifically, Mylan has come under fire for allegedly restricting schools'ÃâÃÂ ...
September 5, 2016
Congress passed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act in 2013. Mylan also employs outside firms: the Evertz Group and West Front Strategies. In lobbying disclosure forms, Evertz Group reported working primarily on HIV/AIDS-related issues for Mylan, including the “promotion of federalÃâÃÂ ...
August 25, 2016
Although these legislative efforts were not supposed to benefit a particular company, the brand has such a lock on the market that when President Barack Obama signed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act in 2013, a news announcement simply called it the "EpiPen Law." The law gaveÃâÃÂ ...
August 23, 2016
EpiPen, the life-saving allergy product, is now a $1 billion a year business for Mylan, a drug company that's currently enduring a wave of bad publicity over the extraordinary surge in EpiPen pricing. In 2007, an EpiPen cost about $57. Today that price has skyrocketed to over $600—all for about $1 worth ofÃâÃÂ ...
December 11, 2015
Ned MilenkovichIn late 2013, President Barack Obama signed legislation aimed at increasing the nationwide availability of epinephrine in schools. Before passage of this legislation, only four states required schools to stock this medication. Epinephrine helps prevent adverse reactions and even death inÃâÃÂ ...
San Antonio Express-News
May 13, 2015
Most Texas schools choose not to stock the drug despite the U.S. School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act because the state does not provide liability protection. Theodore Freeman, medical director of the health advisory in North East ISD, said although the bill may be changed to make it voluntary toÃâÃÂ ...
August 7, 2014
“The law now qualifies our schools as well for federal grant funds under the federal EpiPen law,” Glazier said. President Barack Obama signed a federal incentive for epinephrine autoinjector requirements, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Law, in November 2013. The law rewards states thatÃâÃÂ ...
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