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CHPA’s “Five Moms” Uses Web To Lead Latest Public Service Campaign

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association encourages parents to help stop abuse of cough and cold medicines through online networking, the same means by which young people learn to abuse the substances

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