ACA Will Celebrate 75th Anniversary in 2015

2018-10-11T13:15:55-05:00June 4th, 2014|Categories: News Release|

The year was 1940.  The “turbulent thirties” were giving way to the “uncertain forties”, and pharmacy was looking forward with excitement and anticipation.  The “Empiric Era” of pharmacy was beginning to give way to the “Industrialization Era” which would hold the development of manufacturing and the mass production of medicinal compounds.  The FDA was moving from the Department of Agriculture to the Federal Security Agency.  While the war in Europe was continuing to escalate, few gave much thought to how radically life in the United States would be altered in December of the following year. (more…)