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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 14, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
TOPEKA, KAN. - 2/14/06 - A Kansas Senate bill would classify serious acts of animal cruelty as a felony.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Washington — Wyeth Pharmaceuticals plans to aid a Senate investigation after allegations surfaced that the company attempted to discredit a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officer who challenged the safety of ProHeart 6.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2005
Washington — The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) turned up the political chatter against high-volume breeders in testimony before the U.S. Senate.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2005
Washington — Congress has sent the White House a $101-billion agriculture appropriations measure that earmarks funds for several key veterinary initiatives, including $500,000 for the National Veterinary Medical Services Act (NVMSA).
Sep 24, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
WASHINGTON - 9/24/2005 - Lester M. Crawford, DVM, PhD, resigned as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. He was considered the highest ranking veterinarian serving in public office.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Minneapolis — Dr. Ford W. Bell seeks election to the U.S. Senate in November 2006, vying to become the nation's third veterinarian on Capitol Hill.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2005
Washington —The microchip controversy has entered Congress as an amendment to the House's agriculture appropriations bill for 2006.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Orlando — The Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA) breaths a sigh of relief after Gov. Jeb Bush vetoed a bill that carried lenient standards on pharmacy dispensing laws.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2005
Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA) is working to stifle a bill that would allow non-human medications to be processed with only a faxed prescription.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2005
Washington — Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) officials want Congress to strengthen the nation's veterinary programs by more than $1.5 billion.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
Sacramento, Calif. — As the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) takes heat for fighting West Hollywood's declaw ban, the group votes to support legislation to outlaw ear cropping, a largely cosmetic procedure.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
Austin, Texas — Texas House Bill 522, if passed, would require veterinarians to write prescriptions for client's pets on demand — an issue that creates numerous concerns for the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) as well as practitioners.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
Columbus, Ohio — As Ohio lawmakers haggle over a $51.3-billion budget initiative, several amendments have caught the attention of veterinary leaders in the state.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2005
Georgia governor finds similarities in diagnosing disease and solving public policy problems.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2004
Raleigh, NC -Criticism could continue to plague veterinarians, as a proposed animal protection act did not see its way into the state's legislature this year.