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Neither Food Nor Drug: Is It Time for a Third Regulatory Category?

WASHINGTON, DC—Representatives of the herbal supplement industry, federal regulators, and leaders in medical academia took tentative first steps toward the creation of a third regulatory category that would recognize botanicals and other supplements as something distinct from foods or drugs. Approximately 250 individuals gathered for the first National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)—Industry Colloquium, entitled, “Exploring Opportunities for

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