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Jan 30, 2017

Office of the Arizona Attorney General Comment Letter to FTC

Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman

Office of the Secretary

Federal Trade Commission

Attention: Project No. R511995

Via Electronic Submission

Re: Contact Lens Rule, 16 CFR part 315, Project No. R511995

Dear Chairwoman Ramirez,

As the Attorney General of Arizona, I file these comments in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) request for public comments on its proposed amendments to the Contact Lens Rule, 16 CFR Part 315, issued on November 10, 2016. To begin, I want to stress my firm support for the continued existence and enforcement of the Contact Lens Rule. This Rule has served to protect consumers and engender healthy competition in the marketplace for over a decade. In addition to expressing my ongoing support for the Rule, I also want to voice my support for at least one of the FTC’s proposed changes to the Rule. The proposed change enhances the existing Rule by requiring prescribers to obtain a patient’s signature upon release of their prescription….

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