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July 04, 2011

AAHA opposes HR 1406

In response to the introduction of the "Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2011," AAHA has issued a statement in opposition to the bill.

March 31, 2015

Nevada proposes pot for pets

On March 17, Democrat Tick Segerblom introduced SB372 in the Nevada state legislature. It extends the use of medical marijuana to its ailing pet population. The pet-for-pots clause is part of a larger bill that will go on the 2016 ballot to legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol, reported the Times.

September 12, 2013

USDA strengthening federal authority over online pet sales

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking new measures to ensure the health and welfare of pets sold over the Internet by so-called puppy mills. According to the USDA, the definition of "retail pet store" has been revised to prevent many breeders selling pets online from avoiding licensing and inspections by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

October 09, 2012

Veterinarians using FTC comment period to voice pet medication opinions

Veterinarians who are used to making a difference with scalpels and syringes are now wielding pens as their instruments of choice to oppose proposed pet medication rules. More than 560 individuals or organizations have submitted comments to the FTC regarding proposed H.R. 1406 - the federal mandate concerning prescription writing - and other controversial topics that were discussed during the FTC’s Oct. 2 pet medications workshop.   The majority of the comments are from individual veterinarians and practices, several national associations and organizations, and more than 20 state associations, although some were contributed by parties supporting H.R. 1406.   The FTC extended the commenting period until Nov. 1, so people still have time to gather their thoughts and submit them for consideration.

November 07, 2012

Controversial food-labeling proposition defeated in California

California pet owners who wanted more transparency in pet food labeling were left disappointed on Election Day. California’s Proposition 37, the California Right to Know Genetically Modified Food Act, was defeated on election day.

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