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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,...

2011-05-23 00:00:27

Top selling Sinupret® and Bronchipret® now available only through Bioforce USA Ghent, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2011 Bioforce USA is pleased to announce that it has acquired the distribution rights for Bionorica products in the US, effective immediately. This includes the top selling products Sinupret® and Bronchipret®. Bionorica is one of the most highly regarded herbal products manufacturers in the world, having been recognized by the American Botanical Council (ABC) for its...

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...

2011-05-09 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...

2010-08-06 17:28:02

A study published today in the scientific journal Addiction shows that the Mexican government's recent efforts to control the manufacture of methamphetamine have caused a drop in methamphetamine treatment admissions in Mexico and in neighbouring Texas. In 2005 Mexico began controlling its imports of pseudoephedrine (a precursor chemical used in the manufacture of methamphetamine), and in 2008 it became the first country in North America to ban all imports of pseudoephedrine as well as...

2010-06-01 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia, a Policy Analyst at Robert Weiner Associates, say that Congress and state legislatures should make methamphetamine's main ingredient, pseudoephedrine, prescription-only. In an op-ed in The State, South Carolina's largest newspaper, Weiner and Battaglia say Oregon has taken the step and in three years since 2006 enactment, cut the crisis in half. Mississippi and...

2010-04-13 12:52:00

E-tracking system of all non-prescription PSE sales already moving in 10 states WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today called on Congress to amend and strengthen the federal Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act (CMEA) by requiring nationwide electronic tracking (e-tracking) for all over-the-counter (OTC) sales of cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE). E-tracking is the only solution that will...

2010-02-02 12:52:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Linda A. Suydam, D.P.A., president of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), in response to Senate passage of legislation which will require a prescription to access over-the-counter cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine: "We are disappointed that the Mississippi Senate chose to overlook consumer sentiment and passed a bill today that will significantly impact how cold and allergy...

2009-11-20 15:57:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) today announced a new initiative in the war on methamphetamine. The National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) is a multi-state electronic tracking program that enforces purchase limitations on over-the-counter (OTC) medicines containing pseudoephedrine in real-time at the point of sale. The technology for NPLEx is based on a system that was developed and tested in Kentucky in 2005 and...