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An Illinois bill, mandating that the pharmaceutical industry fund a product stewardship program for the collection and destruction of unused, unwanted, or expired drugs, was passed out of the legislature and will be transmitted to Governor J.B. Pritzker for signature. 

Apr 12, 2022

As global climate change becomes a greater focus of policymakers, healthcare manufacturers are seeing more environmental regulation coming their way. What exactly are states considering? And how can manufacturers lean in to become more environmentally friendly?

Feb 21, 2022

Hear about Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws, their impact on the affordability of consumer healthcare products, and how consumers can participate in existing drug disposal take-back programs.

Dec 6, 2021

Anita Brikman sits down with board-certified pediatrician and co-founder of Forever Freckled, Dr. Katie Friedman to discuss the rise of the healthcare social media influencer.

Sep 6, 2021

What does climate change and environmental policy have to do with FDA approved self-care products? More than you’d think! Hear from Carlos Gutierrez and Kevin Canan as they dig into what’s ahead for the consumer healthcare industry when it comes to environmental rules and regulations.

Jun 7, 2021

Twice a year the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) hosts National Drug Take Back Day all across the country in an effort to encourage Americans to properly dispose of their unwanted, unused, or expired medications. This Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., thousands of sites nationwide will be open for the collection of medicine from American households. 

Apr 21, 2021

CHPA President and CEO Scott Melville released the following statement today regarding this afternoon’s House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee passage of the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015.

Nov 18, 2015

Follow three easy steps to safely dispose of expired medicines in your home.

Nov 16, 2015

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