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Options: All option contracts of the same class that also have the same unit of trade, expiration date, and exercise price. Stocks: shares that have common characteristics, such as rights to ownership and voting, dividends, or par value. In the case of many foreign shares, one series may be owned only by citizens of the country in which the stock is registered.
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Option Series

All the option contracts of the same class on the same underlying security with the same strike price and expiration date that are traded on an exchange. For example, all call options on Stock X with strike price Y expiring on the last Friday in March make up one option series in the exchange on which they are traded. An option series is also simply called a series.
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Further, a mandate in California would make it necessary for manufacturers to serialize all of their prescription drug lines rather than a dedicated subset for California; this is because, ultimately, it is their distribution channels--not the manufacturers themselves--that determine the final destination of each product.
In many cases, the most pragmatic solution may be to serialize near the packaging lines.
ONE DRUG PACKAGING CONSULTANT doesn't mince words in describing how drug manufacturers would be affected if the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires them to serialize their drug packages.
"The FDA's decision to delay enforcement by one year doesn't change Reed-Lane's plans to be ready to serialize by the end of November 2017," says David Manis, Sales & Marketing Assistant for pharmaceutical contract packager Reed-Lane.
To enhance traceability we've installed state-of-the-art printing equipment that serializes every package that we manufacture and advance computer software links an x-ray image to each serialized package along with growers, harvest and field information.