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2013-12-09 12:27:06

KINGSPORT, Tenn., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey, Representative Tony Shipley, R-Kingsport, representatives from Food City, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association and other influential leaders announced the expansion of Tennessee's statewide Anti-Smurfing Campaign in Kingsport. The voluntary educational campaign aims to increase public awareness about the criminal enterprise known as "smurfing" -- the practice of purchasing cold and...

2013-11-19 08:29:30

Poll data show consumers prefer alternative efforts punishing criminals, not law-abiding criminals WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today on a recent poll of West Virginia voters conducted by Mark Blankenship Enterprises and supported by CHPA. The poll, which surveyed 604 West Virginia voters between November 9-12, found that West Virginia voters, by a 16-point margin (56 to 40 percent)...

2013-10-22 12:28:50

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Senator Mae Beavers, R-Mt. Juliet, joined representatives from the Tennessee Pharmacists Association, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), and other state leaders to announce the launch of Tennessee's statewide Anti-Smurfing Campaign in Nashville. The voluntary educational campaign aims to increase public awareness about the criminal enterprise known as "smurfing" -- the practice of purchasing cold and...

2013-09-30 12:27:40

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today on a recent poll of Allegan County, Michigan, voters conducted by Magellan Strategies and underwritten by CHPA. The poll, which surveyed 726 Allegan County voters between September 25(th) and 26(th) , found that a 62-percent-majority of Allegan County residents oppose a proposed law that would require all consumers to obtain a doctor's prescription...

2013-09-24 12:28:53

Most Note Significant Inconvenience To Obtain a Doctor's Prescription WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today on a recent poll of Michigan voters conducted by The Tarrance Group and underwritten by CHPA. The poll, which surveyed 500 Michigan voters September 10-12, found that a 67-percent-majority of Michiganders oppose a proposed law that would require all consumers to obtain a doctor's prescription...

2013-09-03 12:26:57

Educational Campaign Supported By Legislators, Retail Community and Law Enforcement WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association joined Attorney General Greg Zoeller, Representative Larry Bucshon (IN-8), local officials and leaders from the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance, the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council, the Indiana Retail Council, and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America at a press conference to launch the state's...

2013-08-27 16:24:55

Law Implements Real-Time, Stop-Sale Technology WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded state Representative Rebecca Walker, the Delaware Legislature and Governor Jack Markell for passing and signing House Bill 130, an anti-methamphetamine bill. With Governor Markell's signature, Delaware became the 29(th) state to adopt the pseudoephedrine (PSE) real-time, stop-sale blocking system known as the National Precursor...

2013-07-22 12:26:06

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today on a recent poll of Springfield, Mo., voters conducted by Magellan Strategies and supported by CHPA. The poll, which surveyed 1,046 Springfield voters between June 25(th) and 26(th) , found that a 62-percent-majority of Springfield residents oppose a proposed law that would require all consumers to obtain a doctor's prescription before buying...

2013-07-10 08:28:45

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded the Pennsylvania legislature and Governor Tom Corbett(R) for passage of House Bill 602, legislation requiring real-time, stop-sale technology to enable retailers to block illegal pseudoephedrine purchases right at the point of sale and to provide law enforcement with valuable potential criminal data up to the minute. Sponsored by state Representative Marguerite Quinn...

2013-07-03 12:24:14

Legislation Penalizes Meth Criminals Without Burdening Honest Hoosiers WASHINGTON, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today after Governor Mike Pence (R) signed into law Senate Bill 496 -- legislation authored by Senator Carlin Yoder (R-12) -- that both strengthens and streamlines the state's existing meth laws. "We congratulate Senator Yoder, Governor Pence, and the entire General Assembly for embracing...