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Viatris Welcomes ‘Healthy Competition’ For UK OTC Erectile Dysfunction Top Spot

Viatris' marketing director Rob Elliott speaks to HBW Insight about how the company is investing in flagship OTC erectile dysfunction treatment Viagra Connect to ensure the brand keeps ahead of the growing competition. 

United Kingdom Health

Over The Counter 27 August 2021: Cosmetics Regulation On The Rise In US And EU, Who Will Lose Out? With HBW's Ryan Nelson

In both the US and EU, we are seeing a push for large-scale cosmetics regulation, with the Personal Care Products Safety Act and European Green Deal respectively. For HBW Insight executive editor Ryan Nelson, this raises questions about what and whom it will serve ultimately, particularly when compared with the burdens being levied on industry and the repressive effects on small business, free competition, and innovation.

Europe US States

HRA Raising Game To Promote UK OTC Daily Contraceptive, Hopes US Switch Will Follow

HBW Insight speaks to HRA Pharma CEO David Wright about the company's recent UK Rx-to-OTC contraceptive pill switch, it's signifcance for the global women's health category and the implications for a similar switch the company is pursuing in the US. 

United Kingdom North America

Pharmacy Central To Self-Care Industry’s Future – Q&A With GSK Consumer Healthcare’s Tamara Rogers

“Pharmacy is crucial to the success and sustainability of the post-pandemic consumer health industry,” says GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare’s global chief marketing officer, Tamara Rogers.

International Health

Over The Counter, 16 August 2021: How To Win An OTC Marketing Award With Satellite's Pauline Kent

As the entry deadline for the OTC Marketing Awards approaches, HBW Insight's senior editor David Ridley talks to multi-award-winning agency Satellite PR's Pauline Kent about how to put together a stand out entry. 

United Kingdom Health

Mary CEO ‘Not Too Concerned’ About China’s CBD Cosmetics Ban

Mary Agrotechnologies CEO Frank Qin says he is “not too concerned” about China's recent  CBD cosmetics ban, despite his company's plans to build a 150,000 square-foot cultivation and extraction plant in Yunnan, with the aim of supplying the domestic CBD market and exporting overseas.

China Wellness

Over The Counter, 24 July 2021: Are We Ready To Self-Care? With GSCF's Judy Stenmark

To mark International Self-Care Day, HBW Insight talks to the Global Self Care Federation's director general, Judy Stenmark, about the impact of pandemic on the global self-care industry, as well as what GSCF is doing to promote self-care in the wake of the pandemic.

International Health

With VMS Product Registration 'Inevitable' In US, CRN's OWL Moves 'In Right Direction'

Supplement OWL advisory board members Guru Ramanathan and Russ Michelson answer HBW Insight questions about the site’s progress and the potential for mandatory registration for dietary supplements sold in the US.

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