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Sherrod Brown's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

Full Name: Sherrod C. Brown
Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Connie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 11/09/1952
Birth Place: Mansfield, OH
Home City: Avon, OH
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
June 20, 2014 Portman, Brown Announce Agreement to Resolve HUD Barriers to Expand Cincinnati's City Gospel Mission
May 14, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Willliam J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice - Regarding Pfizer's Potential Takeover of AstraZeneca
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy - Prohibit Tobacco Sales at Naval Bases, Aboard Ships
March 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Finalize Regulations for Tobacco Products
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Dough McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart - Remove Tobacco Products from Stores
Feb. 10, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathew Burwell - Review Rule To Regulate The Manufacturing, Sale, And Marketing Of E-Cigarettes
Sept. 25, 2013 Sen. Brown Calls on Administration to Combat Big Tobacco's Latest Efforts to Weaken Anti-Smoking Laws, Questions Electronic Cigarette Makers About Marketing Products to Children
May 22, 2013 Sen. Brown Urges Stronger Chinese Food And Drug Safety Standards, Co-Chairs Congressional-Executive Commission On China Hearing
May 14, 2013 Ending Prescription Drug Abuse, Saving Ohio Lives
May 9, 2013 The Morning Journal - Brown Supports Drug Plan
May 8, 2013 Sen. Brown Announces Plan To Combat Prescription Drug Abuse By Targeting Doctor-Shopping And Pharmacy-Hopping
May 6, 2013 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Infant Drug Shortage
April 24, 2013 Brown, Portman Urge ITC To Maintain Trade Penalties On Imported Rebar To Protect U.S. Jobs
March 22, 2013 Letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg - Develop Tobacco Warning Labels
Sept. 27, 2012 In Advance of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Brown Alerts Ohioans to More than 200 Sites Across State to Safely Dispose of Unused Medications
Aug. 26, 2012 With Prescription Painkiller Thefts at Pharmacies on the Rise, Brown Joins Toledo Pharmacy Owner to Outline Legislation to Crack Down on Drug Burglaries, Stiffen Penalties for Rx Theft
July 18, 2012 Following Beavercreek Drug Store Robbery, Brown Calls for Passage of Bill to Crack Down on Drug Burglaries, Stiffen Penalties for Rx Theft
May 30, 2012 The Columbus Dispatch - Congress Tackling Medicine Shortages
March 21, 2012 Brown: Tactical Diversion Squads Will Help Crack Down on Pain Pill Trafficking in Ohio
March 7, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration
Feb. 29, 2012 Letter to the Governors
Feb. 21, 2012 Following Call from Sen. Brown, FDA Announces Prevention of Shortages of More than 100 Critical Drugs that Treat Cancer, Other Conditions
Feb. 19, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Feb. 11, 2012 Sen. Brown Joins Northwest Ohio Lung Cancer Patient to Outline Bill to Address Shortages
Feb. 7, 2012 Food and Product Safety Enforcement
Feb. 6, 2012 Letter to Margaret H. Hamburg, Commissioner of U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Jan. 19, 2012 With Cancer Patients Being Denied Lifesaving Medications Due to Drug Shortages, Sen. Brown Joins Central Ohio Breast Cancer Patient to Outline Bill to Address Shortages
Jan. 15, 2012 With Prescription Painkiller Thefts at Pharmacies on the Rise, Brown Joins Pharmacy Owner to Outline Legislation to Crack Down on Drug Burglaries, Stiffen Penalties for RX Theft
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner Food and Drug Administration
Nov. 1, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012
Oct. 17, 2011 Combating Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic
Oct. 14, 2011 Letter to Mary Hamburg, Commisioner of the Food and Drug Administration
Sept. 29, 2011 At Portsmouth Counseling Center, Brown Renews Call For Establishment of National Medicaid Lock-In Program
Sept. 8, 2011 Brown Applauds DEA Ban on Bath Salts, Urges Permanently Outlawing These Highly Dangerous, Widely Available Drugs
July 21, 2011 Kohl: Policies Must Change or Prescription Drug Costs Will Continue to Rise, Increase Deficit
July 20, 2011 Brown to Participate in Senate Aging Committee Hearing on Prescription Drug Price-Gouging
July 11, 2011 Sen. Brown Brings White House Drug Policy Director to Ohio to Unveil National Drug Control Strategy, Outline Efforts to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic
June 27, 2011 Letter to Commissioner Margaret Hamburg
June 23, 2011 Letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
June 22, 2011 Sens. Carper and Coburn Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
June 16, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
June 6, 2011 Medicare
June 2, 2011 In Advance of Portsmouth Town Hall, Brown Calls for Swift Passage of Legislation to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
May 31, 2011 After House Republicans Pass Budget That Would End Medicare As We Know It, Brown Joins Toledo Seniors To Discuss Saving Medicare From the Chopping Block
May 25, 2011 Following Senate Rejection Of House Republican-Based Budget That Would End Medicare As We Know It, Brown Urges Continued Vigilance
May 24, 2011 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee - Responding to the Prescription Drug Epidemic: Strategies for Reducing Abuse, Misuse, Diversion, and Fraud
May 19, 2011 Secretary Sebelius, Senate Dems Reveal: Despite False Republican Claims, Extreme House Budget Would Force Seniors Currently Enrolled In Medicare To Pay More For Health Care And Prescription Drugs On Day One
May 19, 2011 Sen. Brown, Sec. Sebelius Discuss Impact Of GOP Budget On Current Medicare Enrollees; Budget Would Hurt More Than 159,000 Ohio Seniors As Soon As It Became Law
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