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2011-07-15 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today released the following statement in response to Governor Rick Snyder signing into law legislation creating a real-time, stop-sale system in Michigan, which blocks illegal sales of products containing pseudoephedrine while allowing law-abiding citizens to access the medicines they need: "With Governor Snyder's signature, the State of Michigan has taken a significant step toward stopping meth...

2011-07-14 12:53:00

Move will help working Americans make medical expenses more affordable WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) strongly supports the bipartisan and bicameral legislation introduced today by Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Senator Ben Nelson (D-Neb.), Representative Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.), and Representative Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.). This legislation, the Restoring Access to Medication Act (S.1368/H.R. 2529), would repeal the...

2011-06-30 12:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement in response to the Michigan House and Senate passing legislation implementing a real-time, stop-sale system, which allows law-abiding citizens to access common cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE), while blocking sales that exceed the legal limit: "We are very grateful for the hard work and thoughtfulness demonstrated by Michigan's...

2011-06-20 12:58:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement in response to Texas Governor Rick Perry signing into law legislation that implements a real-time, stop-sale system allowing law-abiding citizens to access common cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE), while stopping sales that exceed the legal limit: "We applaud the work of Texas lawmakers who enacted legislation implementing a real-time,...

2011-06-20 10:02:00

New study highlights OTC medicines' valuable role WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans could avoid approximately 50 million unnecessary visits to primary care physicians each year and save over $5 billion per year with increased self-care, including the safe and effective use of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, according to a recent cost analysis of health management options. These findings--along with a corresponding consumer and physician survey--were...

2011-05-18 14:02:00

Makers of Over-the-Counter Single-Ingredient Pediatric Acetaminophen Products Already Taking Action to Help Parents Accurately Dose and Safely Store Medicines WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), representing makers of over-the-counter (OTC) single-ingredient acetaminophen medicines for children, applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) efforts to help parents and caregivers give their children the right...

2011-05-13 19:30:00

Stop Sale Technology Will Allow Consumers Access To Cold & Allergy Medicines, While Blocking Criminals WASHINGTON, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today released the following statement in response to Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels signing into law a bill that requires the state to track all purchases of products containing pseudoephedrine (PSE) in real time allowing retailers and pharmacists to block sales to any...

2011-05-11 11:23:00

Letters sent to congressional leadership WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and other members of the Health Choices Coalition sent a letter to select members of Congress urging repeal of the requirement that prevents consumers from using their flexible spending arrangements (FSAs) to purchase over-the-counter (OTC) medicines without first getting a doctor's prescription. "This issue is about empowering...

2011-05-09 21:17:00

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Scott M. Melville, president and CEO of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), in response to the Missouri House passing legislation making over-the-counter cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE) available only by obtaining a doctor's prescription: "Today's vote in the Missouri House of Representatives in support for legislation requiring a doctor's prescription to access...


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