March 6, 2012

"Game change." That's the theme leading up to the Consumer Healthcare Products Association's 2012 Annual Executive Conference given the shifts in consumer demand and legislative focus. DSN caught up with CHPA's president and CEO Scott Melville before the meeting to get a sense of where the business of consumer healthcare products stands today, and what the association is working toward tomorrow.

September 22, 2015

As many as 84% of consumers say they check the expiration date at least sometimes when using an OTC medicine for themselves. 

September 18, 2015

A recent Harris Poll found that one-half of households use OTC medicines to treat a chronic or recurring condition.  These families would particularly benefit from OTC eligibility in FSAs and HSAs.

August 19, 2015

LeeAnn Weniger-Mandrillo operates a marketing firm focused on creating social media and marketing campaigns about drugs, alcohol, mental health and bullying.

August 5, 2015

The FDA and industry have been working together to make liquid formulations of acetaminophen safer for children. 

July 29, 2015

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association expressed support for the DXM Abuse Prevention Act, introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives by U.S. Reps. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, and Doris Matsui, D-Calif., on Wednesday.

June 2, 2015

CHPA's new OTC Academy is designed to bring retail and supplier executives up to speed on OTC issues. 

April 22, 2015

The dollar store channel is growing in prominence when it comes to OTC remedies, noted Bob Sanders, EVP at IRI, at the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Annual Executive Conference last March.

March 26, 2015

Kentucky last week became the seventh state to restrict DXM sales to adults. 

March 18, 2015

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association earlier this month welcomed six new manufacturer members and 11 associate members to the assocation. 

March 11, 2015

CHPA on Wednesday announced newly elected board members. 

March 10, 2015

Former Combe Inc. chairman awarded CHPA's lifetime achievement award named after his father. 



March 10, 2015

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association Educational Foundation on Tuesday launched, a new go-to source for consumers seeking information on the safe use, storage and disposal of over-the-counter medicines.

March 5, 2015

CHPA announced its strong support for the Restoring Access to Medicines Act of 2015 (H.R. 1270).

March 4, 2015

In preparation for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association’s 2015 Annual Executive Conference being held in Bonita Springs, Fla., this month, Drug Store News sat down with both Scott Melville, CHPA president and CEO, and Patrick Lockwood-Taylor, CHPA chair and VP personal health care, North America, for Procter & Gamble.

January 5, 2015

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association thanked President Obama for signing the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act into law last month.

November 25, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association earlier this month added 10 member companies to its roster, including four manufacturer members and six associate members.

November 20, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association board of directors on Wednesday announced changes to CHPA’s voluntary guidelines addressing dosing of liquid pediatric over-the-counter medicines.

November 17, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Friday elected Patrick Lockwood-Taylor as chair during its fall board meeting.

November 7, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association urged the president to support changing the mandate that consumers obtain a prescription in order to utilize FSAs and HSAs to purchase over-the-counter medicines.

October 21, 2014

According to Nationwide Children's Hospital researchers, 63,000 children under the age of six years experienced out-of-hospital medication errors annually between 2002 and 2012.

October 17, 2014

The Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus hosted an educational briefing and luncheon for congressional staffers on Oct. 14, the day before the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.

October 3, 2014

The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association started their National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month on Wednesday to spread awarness around the abuse of over-the-counter medicines.

August 27, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Monday announced that Brian Green will join CHPA as VP, finance and operations and CFO.