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Beauty M&A In 2021 Vies With Pre-Pandemic Levels: Capstone Partners Discusses

Beauty merger and acquisition activity accelerated in the US last year, with 75 deals by mid-October 2021, versus 48 in the prior-year period, according to investment banking firm Capstone Partners’ recent Beauty & Wellness report.

Beauty M & A

Supplements And Personal Care Sales Boost Italian Online Pharmacy During COVID-19

Sales of dietary supplements and personal care products helped Italy's online pharmacy channel grow by 25% in the twelve months to October 2021, IQVIA reports.

Italy Wellness

Cough, Cold & Flu Demand In Community Pharmacy Stabilizes German OTC Market

German consumers return to bricks-and-mortar pharmacies for advice about OTC cough, cold and flu medicines, which has stabilized this important European consumer healthcare market, according to the latest data from Sempora Consulting. 

Germany Health

German ‘Grüne Rezept’ OTC Recommendation Scrips Tank During Pandemic

German doctors have issued 25% fewer “green prescriptions” for OTC products since the pandemic, according to IQVIA. 

Germany Health

Emerging US Cannabinoid Market Sales Driver Could Drive Lawful Use Legislation Off The Rails

Delta-8 THC is a close chemical cousin to the substance recognized for intoxicating effects. Its effects aren't a settled question, along with whether it meets definition of hemp stated in 2018 farm bill.

Cannabidiol CBD FDA

Belgium Leading The Charge Against Unauthorized CBD Supplements Sold In EU

With no CBD product yet approved under Europe’s novel foods regulation, Belgium is cracking down on unauthorized supplements and alerting its neighbors, an analysis by HBW Insight reveals. 

Cannabidiol CBD Enforcement
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