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In a major victory for consumer health, today Mississippi has repealed an 11-year-old law that banned over-the-counter (OTC) sales of certain medicines for colds and allergies containing the decongestant pseudoephedrine (PSE).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

On Tuesday, March 9, the Mississippi House voted to repeal the state’s existing ban of over-the-counter (OTC) sales of pseudoephedrine (PSE) on an 117-3 vote. Since 2010, Mississippi has categorized PSE as a schedule III controlled substance.

Mar 10, 2021

The DEA invited comments on the proposed rule to revise existing regulations that manage quotas for controlled substances and List I chemicals held by DEA-registered manufacturers. We have comments on three areas within the proposed rule.

Dec 23, 2019

State by state listing of PSE sales restrictions.

Aug 1, 2018

CHPA applauds New Hampshire for becoming the 35th state to adopt the real-time, stop-sale technology called the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), a system used by retailers across the country to help prevent the illegal sale of pseudoephedrine.

Jun 7, 2018

CHPA applauds the state of Georgia for becoming the thirty-third state to adopt the real-time, stop-sale technology called the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx).

Apr 28, 2016

CHPA highlights the results of a recent five-state survey from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, which found that consumers on the whole, prefer full access to OTC medicine containing pseudoephedrine.

Jul 22, 2015

So far, 31 states have adopted real-time, stop-sale technology. The blocking technology monitors all nonprescription PSE purchases in real-time to prevent meth criminals from exceeding legal limits.

Mar 31, 2014

Today, the manufacturers of OTC medicines containing pseudoephedrine call on Congress to improve the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act by requiring a unified, national electronic tracking system to block illegal sales of PSE‐containing medicines.

Apr 13, 2010

Letter from the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the Food Marketing Institute, the Healthcare Distribution Management Association, and the National Association of Chain Drugstores regarding controlled substances and Lis I chemical registration application fees.

Jan 17, 2006

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