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Brown donates funds raised from pharmacy

Two months before a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy was implicated in a nationwide meningitis outbreak, Senator Scott Brown signed a letter with 10 other senators calling for looser regulations on the distribution of certain drugs that would have opened the way to more bulk sales to doctors.

The industry has come under heavy scrutiny after a Framingham compounding pharmacy was linked to the outbreak that has killed 14 people and sickened at least 170.

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