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      Congressman pushing legislation that tracks fake prescription drugs

      Counterfeit prescription drugs are viewed as a growing health risk according to health agencies like the FDA.

      I n Washington, legislation backed by Congressman Bob Latta is moving through Congress that would establish a national standard for tracking and tracing the drugs.

      I f the measure becomes law it would require drug manufacturers, wholesale distributers and pharmacies to be able to provide a prescription drug's entire transaction history by Jan. 1, 2015

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