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Apr 21, 2016

Coalition Forms Opposing Senate Contact Lens Legislation; Senators Lee, Klobuchar Press FTC

In a letter sent Monday to the Federal Trade Commission, Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. — the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights — urged the FTC to maintain vigilance over competition in the market for contact lenses. One day later, the newly formed Coalition for Contact Lens Consumer Choice sent out a press release opposing what they call the “misleadingly named” Contact Lens Consumer Health Protection Act introduced into the U.S. Senate on April 11 by Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La.

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