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CHPA congratulates Xavier Becerra upon his confirmation by the U.S. Senate as Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).

Mar 18, 2021

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The new law returns PSE to OTC status allowing consumers to purchase 3.6 grams of PSE per day, up to 7.2 grams per month.

Mar 17, 2021

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In a major victory for consumer health, today Mississippi has repealed an 11-year-old law that banned over-the-counter (OTC) sales of certain medicines for colds and allergies containing the decongestant pseudoephedrine (PSE).

Mar 17, 2021

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CHPA welcomes Church & Dwight, Co., Inc., Bridges Consumer Healthcare, and Rhinomed Inc. as its newest manufacturer members of the association.

Feb 22, 2021

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Recent media reports have cited infectious disease experts who recommend against premedicating with over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers, like those containing acetaminophen and ibuprofen, when getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Feb 4, 2021

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