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2013-08-06 12:26:53

Electronic Technology Blocks Illegal Sales, Allows Legal Ones CHARLESTON, W.Va., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Virginia Retailers Association today lauded the latest results achieved by the real-time, stop-sale system in West Virginia. Since being implemented in January of 2013, first and second quarter data provided to the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy show electronic technology in the Mountain State blocked more than 9,900 boxes from being illegally sold, preventing more...

2013-07-25 23:00:50

Pregnant women who use nasal decongestants during the first trimester may be raising the risk that their newborn will suffer from one or more rare birth defects, according to a Reuters report about a new study. National law firm Parker Waichman LLP is now evaluating legal claims. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, notes that women who use nasal decongestants during the...

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...

2013-06-06 12:29:03

New Law Implements Real-Time, Stop-Sale Technology WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded the Vermont legislature and Governor Peter Shumlin (D) for their passage of House Bill 522, a bill that offers a solution to reducing the domestic production of methamphetamine through reasonable and balanced approaches. The new law makes Vermont the 27th state to adopt the pseudoephedrine (PSE) tracking system...

2013-06-03 16:26:53

Law implements real-time, stop-sale technology WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Attorney General Catherine Cortez-Masto, the Nevada Legislature, and Governor Brian Sandoval for passing and signing Assembly Bill 39, an anti-methamphetamine bill. With Governor Sandoval's signature, Nevada became the 27(th) state to adopt electronic pseudoephedrine (PSE) sales blocking technology. Real-time, stop-sale...

2013-06-03 12:29:12

State Sees Significant Reduction in Meth Labs WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today in response to last week's report put together by the Alabama Drug Abuse Task Force (ADATF) Sub-Committee. The report, which looked at the effectiveness of Act 2012-237 and the pseudoephedrine electronic tracking system, or National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), found that the provisions of the...

2013-03-21 08:32:05

Clear Majority Opposes Prescription-Only PSE Requirements WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today on a recent poll of South Carolina voters conducted by Basswood Research and supported by CHPA. The poll, which surveyed 600 South Carolina voters March 13-14 , found that a 69-percent-majority of South Carolinians oppose a proposed law that would require all consumers to obtain a...

2013-03-16 12:22:12

Law implements real-time, stop-sale technology WASHINGTON, March 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded the New Mexico legislature for passing House Bill 146, an anti-methamphetamine bill authored by Representative Antonio "Moe" Maestas (D-16). Once Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) signs the bill into law, New Mexico will become the 27(th) state to adopt electronic pseudoephedrine (PSE) sales blocking technology....

2013-03-04 12:27:38

Clear Majority Opposes Prescription-Only PSE Requirements WASHINGTON, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement today on a recent poll of Indiana voters conducted by The Polling Company and supported by CHPA. The poll, which surveyed 607 Hoosiers on February 4-6(th), found that a 65 percent majority of Hoosiers opposed changing state law to require a doctor's prescription for cold and allergy medicines...