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Wellness (Dietary Supplements)

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Pain Relief Most Popular Reason For Using CBD In UK

Pain relief is by far the most popular reason for taking CBD in the UK, a recent survey has revealed. The research by YouGov also finds that a quarter of those who have not tried CBD are tempted to do so. 
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Health And Wellness Products Trademark Review 15 October, 2019

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.


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Supplement Firm Pays $500,000 Redress After Targeting Elderly With Disease Claims

NatureCity will pay $500,000 for consumer redress and contact customers defrauded by claims aloe vera supplements treat high cholesterol, chronic pain and diabetes. Firm promoted AloeCran and TrueAloe supplements with significant promotions and far-reaching direct mailers for nearly 20 years.
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CBD Supplement Firms Can Lawfully Use Banks In Legislation House Passed

Secure and Fair Enforcement Act would allow businesses marketing cannabis- and hemp-containing non-drug products as well as marijuana growers and sellers to use US banks through protections for depository institutions providing financial services; Senate legislation stalled in committee.

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Health Market News: Acetaminophen Prop 65 Report Posted; Loperamide Brands' Smaller Packaging

Brand-name loperamide OTCs will be packaged in single doses with no more than 48 mg per container; and California posts acetaminophen hazard identification for Prop 65 consideration.
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Senate FDA Appropriation Includes $2M For CBD Enforcement Discretion Policy

Instruction in Appropriations Committee report on FY 2020 spending bill garners support from some stakeholders while others say setting a safe level of CBD's use in non-drug products should come first. Senate appropriators endorses FDA policy that regulations allowing sales of CBD non-drug products "not discourage the development of new drugs."
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'Great Tailwind' To Spin Out Nutritional Product Subsidiaries For Hidden Value

Businesses such as Post's "Active Nutrition" division not only help drive overall sales, they also represent opportunities to create new value. "You can see a rationale for a larger company trying to unlock value," says L.E.K analyst Alex Evans.

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Post Expects Stronger Nutrition Business Value To Emerge On Its Own, Plans IPO

Planned IPO of 25% of shares in nutrition business targets unlocking value currently held down by Post's other units. Its competitors in cereal space as well as firms across broader food industry also may determine their acquired nutritional businesses could be higher valued operating separately.

Dietary Supplements M & A

HBW Market News: VSI Focuses On First Offer, Nestle Invests In Consumer Health, Eosera Adds Products, Space, Staff

Vitamin Shoppe discloses preliminary plan for shareholder vote on $208m takeover offer; Nestle Health Science invests in SpoonfulOne early childhood food allergy prevention brand; and ear care product firm Eosera moves to facility twice as large and adds two products, four staff members.

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Health And Wellness Products Trademark Review 15 October, 2019

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.


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Health And Wellness Launches: Vicks Children's, GNC4U, Stance Pre-workout, Lumiday For Women, More

Stance launches Merk pre-workout supplement; Brio offers hemp oils with assurance; vegan omegas from Emerald Health; Anlit has long-life probiotic bites; Nutrawise launches liquid collagen; Natural Recovery Greens powdered CBD drinks; aloe vera immunity drink from LR; Vicks rolls out three-product lineup for children free of artificial dyes and flavors; GNC launches customized subscription vitamin program; and Lumiday supplements by women for women.

Dietary Supplements OTC Drugs

Herbal Doctor Remedies Continues Sales Despite Agreement To Halt Production

Business continues selling unapproved and misbranded drugs due to claims for products intended to be used as Chinese herbal medicines including treatment of autism, Alzheimer’s disease, herpes and cancer, says FDA says warning.

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Wellness Business Roundup: NutraNext Buoys Clorox Results, New Age Delays CBD Drink, More

FitLife direct-to-consumer, online sales fuel quarter; AXIM Wellness launching CBD gum; Canadian firm acquiring PA cannabis cultivator; Clorox' lifestyle division flat in latest quarter despite strong sales of NutraNext supplements; and New Age delays rolling beverage line on confusing FDA regulation messaging.

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Infant Formula Woes Turn Perrigo's Q2 Sour Despite Solid Americas’ OTC Sales

Perrigo reports 4% Q2 sales growth for OTC drugs in the Americas region was offset by nearly 15% drop in infant formula sale. Total consumer sales in the Americas slipped 2.5% to $582m, but CEO Murray Kessler says brighter days are ahead on benefits from Ranir oral care acquisition.

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Vitamin Shoppe's Buyer Took Tumultuous Path Toward Recent Turn To Investing

Liberty Tax, which owns tax-return preparation business Liberty Tax Services and branched into capital investing in July, agrees to pay $6.50 per Vitamin Shoppe share, a 43% premium on its closing price a day earlier. Vitamin Shoppe's earnings struggles continued in Q2 as total sales fell 7.6% to $270.9m and it reported a $3.6m net loss after generating $5.3m net income a year ago.

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Supplement Firm Pays $500,000 Redress After Targeting Elderly With Disease Claims

NatureCity will pay $500,000 for consumer redress and contact customers defrauded by claims aloe vera supplements treat high cholesterol, chronic pain and diabetes. Firm promoted AloeCran and TrueAloe supplements with significant promotions and far-reaching direct mailers for nearly 20 years.
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Largest Meta-Analysis Suggests Higher Omega-3 Doses For Heart Health

Omega-3 supplementation results in 8% reduction in heart attack and coronary heart disease risk over a five-year period versus placebo, finds a meta-analysis in JAMA. Encompassing 120,000 patients, research updates recent meta-analyses with addition of three studies in past year, two casting doubt on heart health benefits of omega-3s.

Dietary Supplements Clinical Trials

Link 'Free Of' Claims To Industry Guidelines In Absence Of Regulations

 “Free of” claims not covered by federal regulations should be linked to widely accepted industry standards, says regulatory expert Andrew Shao. Without those, firms should develop their own definitions, standards or methods and keep records demonstrating internal varication of claims.

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Latest From Launches & Wellness

Health And Wellness Products Trademark Review 15 October, 2019

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.


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German Wellness Market News: Dr Loges Ignores EU CBD Rules, Three ‘Noo’ Brain Health Supplements

A new CBD oil from Dr Loges, three ‘nootropic’ brain health supplements from Dr Loges, Hevert and Pure Encapsulations and a magnesium supplement from Stada feature in this month’s German wellness market round-up.

Wellness Dietary Supplements

Health And Wellness Launches: Vicks Children's, GNC4U, Stance Pre-workout, Lumiday For Women, More

Stance launches Merk pre-workout supplement; Brio offers hemp oils with assurance; vegan omegas from Emerald Health; Anlit has long-life probiotic bites; Nutrawise launches liquid collagen; Natural Recovery Greens powdered CBD drinks; aloe vera immunity drink from LR; Vicks rolls out three-product lineup for children free of artificial dyes and flavors; GNC launches customized subscription vitamin program; and Lumiday supplements by women for women.

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Latest From Ad Campaigns & Wellness

Boiron Warned Over Use Of Social Media Influencer In French Ad

Using a social media influencer to promote its pro-homeopathy campaign in France without clearly indicating the post was a paid ad has landed Boiron in hot water with local regulators. 
Ad Complaints France

Health And Wellness Executive Decisions: CHPA Counsel, CRN SVP, Gellar For Colgate

CHPA appoints Anne Marie Murphy deputy general counsel; CRN promotes Andrew Wong to senior VP, scientific and regulatory affairs; and Sarah Michelle Gellar promotes the Colgate Optic White High Impact line.

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British Femtech Firm 'Tackling The Silence' Surrounding Women’s Incontinence With Surreal Animations

British Femtech firm Elvie is using quirky animations to tackle taboos surrounding female incontinence and to advertise its pelvic floor trainer as an innovative wellness solution to this widespread but not talked about health issue.
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Latest From Ad Complaints & Wellness

Supplement Firm Pays $500,000 Redress After Targeting Elderly With Disease Claims

NatureCity will pay $500,000 for consumer redress and contact customers defrauded by claims aloe vera supplements treat high cholesterol, chronic pain and diabetes. Firm promoted AloeCran and TrueAloe supplements with significant promotions and far-reaching direct mailers for nearly 20 years.
Dietary Supplements Enforcement

Boiron Warned Over Use Of Social Media Influencer In French Ad

Using a social media influencer to promote its pro-homeopathy campaign in France without clearly indicating the post was a paid ad has landed Boiron in hot water with local regulators. 
Ad Complaints France

Advocare Out Of Pyramid Scheme, Into Single-Tier Sales Under FTC Settlement

Advocare "is admitting that it operated as a pyramid and they are agreeing to no longer operate in multi-level marketing," says FTC Consumer Protection direct Andrew Smith. Firm is marketing sports, weight-loss and wellness products on a single-tier model with distributors' compensation based on selling directly to end-users.

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