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Obama Proposes Mostly Flat FY 2015 FDA Budget, Cosmetic User Fees

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

The federal fiscal 2015 budget proposal would provide $4.74 billion to FDA, representing a 2% increase overall versus fiscal 2014; however, the figure includes user fees that would have be enacted, including $19 million from the cosmetics industry.

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