Indian regulator hard-pressed to keep up; Some drugs are exempt from track-and-trace law, but which?;

> AmerisourceBergen ($ABC) is building an 87,000 square foot distribution center in Columbus, OH that will process about 96,000,000 after it opens this fall. Release 

> India's drug inspection agency has only 1,500 drug inspectors to oversee more than 10,000 production facilities. Story

> The co-founder of the Arlington, VA, wholesaler Gallant Pharma International was sentenced to three years in prison and $3.4 million in forfeiture and restitution for selling more than $12.4 million in non-FDA-approved chemotherapy drugs and other products in the U.S. Release

> India's Piramal Enterprises was named the most reliable CMO at the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies 2013 awards event. Release

> The number of small contract manufacturers in India has been dwindling as larger drugmakers have expanded there. Story

And Finally... The big question is whether your drug is exempt from the provisions of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) as far as track-and-trace. And the answer is, maybe. Blog Post