Panel just says no to opioid REMS; Drugs welcome at PA community night out;

> An FDA panel has turned in a thumbs-down vote on a proposal intended to curb misuse of long-acting narcotics for pain, finding it falls short by making physician training voluntary. Article

> Franklin County, PA, is adding a link to the pharma supply chain next week by holding its first medication take-back program--for unwanted and expired drugs--during the community's National Night Out. Story

> Therapure Biopharma will provide fill/finish services to support development of OPK Biotech's drug used to increase oxygen transport. Release

> NextPharma has added a bottle filling line for tablets at its Göttingen, Germany, facility for dry dosage forms. Announcement

> U.S. Marshals have seized $39,000 in cyanide antidote kits from Keystone Pharmaceuticals in Laguna Hills, CA. Announcement