Trump Signs US Appropriations-COVID Relief Bill With Cosmetics, Cannabis, Dietary Provisions
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, H.R. 133, includes $900bn in unemployment relief to COVID victims as well as regular federal appropriations to avoid a looming government shutdown. US FDA provisions include cosmetics and nutrition industry mentions.
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