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2014-04-08 16:23:42

Legislation Would Target Meth Criminals WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Tennessee state Representative Tony Shipley (R-Kingsport) after his legislation--House Bill 1257--passed out of the Tennessee House of Representatives. The bill, which passed the Senate last week and the House just last night, would implement a real-time, drug offender block list in Tennessee. The measure now heads to Governor Haslam...

2014-03-28 16:22:29

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded the South Dakota Legislature, Governor Dennis Daugaard, and Attorney General Marty Jackley for adopting Senate Bill 24, legislation that will implement a real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine-tracking system known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx). NPLEx is a proven tool in the fight against methamphetamine production that has blocked tens of thousands of illegal...

2014-03-07 23:03:11

Homeopathic Product Suites Provide Temporary Relief for Seasonal Allergies, Fatigue and Nervous Tension Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Heel Inc. – a pharmaceutical company, which makes homeopathic medicines from ingredients found in nature – today announced the introduction of the ClearLife™ allergy relief and WellMind™ calming and alertness aid brands at Natural Products Expo West. More information on the products and a store locator can be found at...

2014-02-18 16:26:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today released the following statement after the West Virginia State Senate passed Senate Bill 6--legislation that would require all citizens to obtain a doctor's prescription before buying safe and effective cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE)--medicines like Advil Cold & Sinus, Claritin-D, Mucinex D and Sudafed. The bill now heads to the House of Delegates for...

2014-01-23 16:24:57

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan., 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, Americans will suffer approximately one billion colds[1] and as many as one in five Americans will suffer from the flu.[2] For the millions of Americans who will turn to over-the-counter (OTC) medicines for relief, McNeil Consumer Healthcare ("McNeil"), the maker of TYLENOL®, has launched an enhanced consumer education website, GETRELIEFRESPONSIBLY.COM, to help sufferers get relief from their symptoms responsibly....

2014-01-22 12:26:08

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennessee State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) today issued the following statement in response to the recently released economic impact study conducted by Dr. Martin Kennedy of Informa Economics. The study found that a statewide prescription mandate for medicine containing pseudoephedrine could bring substantial additional costs to the state of Tennessee and its residents. "Dr. Kennedy's study underscores what many in the...

2014-01-13 20:21:43

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennessee State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) today issued the following statement in response to legislation introduced by State Senator Doug Overbey (R-Maryville) that would require a prescription for all cold and allergy medicine containing pseudoephedrine (PSE). Senator Beavers was the original Senate sponsor of anti-meth legislation that implemented a real-time pseudoephedrine tracking system in Tennessee, a meth-offender...

2014-01-06 08:27:58

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlos Gutierrez, senior director of state government affairs for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) - the national trade association representing the manufacturers of over-the-counter pharmaceutical products - will participate in the West Virginia Associated Press Legislative Lookahead event, taking place at the South Charleston campus of Marshall University today. Gutierrez will participate in a 1:00 p.m. panel...

2013-12-10 16:25:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- State Senator Mae Beavers, R-Mt. Juliet, released the following statement today in response to the opinion issued by Attorney General Robert Cooper on municipal-wide prescription requirements for cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine. The attorney general determined that local efforts to restrict access to popular cold and allergy medicine containing pseudoephedrine violate existing state law. "Attorney General Cooper's...

2013-12-10 16:24:58

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to Baeteena Black, executive director of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association, in response to a new opinion by Attorney General Robert Cooper, which found that local ordinances to require a prescription for common cold and allergy medicines run afoul of existing state law. "I applaud Attorney General Cooper for clearly demonstrating the prescription-only ordinances at the local level violate...