October 2, 2013

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Tuesday commended California Gov. Jerry Brown for signing S.B. 465 into law, which clarifies the current state law on the use of empty space between the product and excess container capacity , commonly referred to as “nonfunctional slack fill.”

October 2, 2013

Coty has announced the launch of Killer Queen by Katy Perry.

October 2, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette has announced the kick off of its “Best a Fan Can Get Sweepstakes” where fans across the country have the opportunity to win NFL prizes, including one grand-prize winner who will receive a pair of season tickets to their favorite NFL Team — for the rest of their life.

October 2, 2013

A new line of candies from Mars Chocolate North America includes several flavors to coincide with Halloween.

October 2, 2013

Navarro Discount Pharmacy is reaching out as an information resource about the implementation and rollout of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the 33-store chain said Wednesday.

October 2, 2013

PepsiCo division Aquafina is launching a new line of sparkling water beverages and flavorings in an effort to target teenagers, the company said.

October 2, 2013

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Monday announced that it has served nearly 400,000 children through its partnership with Vitamin Angels.

October 2, 2013

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board has issued more than half a million certifications, the group said Wednesday.

October 2, 2013

Supermarket chain Raley's is partnering with a web portal that offers discounts to members of the chain's loyalty card program.

October 2, 2013

DSN visited the Baltimore Convention Center last week to check out the Natural Products Expo East. DSN reviews its top 10 new products from the show.

October 2, 2013

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, in conjunction with New Balance, is helping wounded service members take a step forward in their recovery process with free athletic shoes through the Wounded Care program.

October 2, 2013

Drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International is joining an effort to oppose domestic violence, the company said Wednesday.

October 2, 2013

Outcomes improve and there can be significant cost savings when infusion pharmacists monitor patients receiving home-based infusion services and intervene when dose adjustments are necessary, according to a Walgreens outcomes analysis study being presented Wednesday at IDWeek 2013 in San Francisco.

October 1, 2013

Ireland's High Court has approved Actavis' acquisition of Warner Chilcott, the drug makers said.

October 1, 2013

Pharmacists in the Show-Me State have a new opportunity to demonstrate — and be paid for — their ability to help patients achieve measurable progress in fighting several chronic conditions, the National Community Pharmacists Association, the Missouri Pharmacy Association and the Missouri Pharmacist Care Network announced Tuesday.

October 1, 2013

In light of the increased attention on the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — both in Washington and in the media — and Tuesday’s opening of the health insurance exchange, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores is engaging with the media to emphasize pharmacies’ valuable role in the U.S. healthcare system.

October 1, 2013

The message in October is "Know Your Pharmacist, Know Your Medicine" as the American Pharmacists Association launches its annual American Pharmacists Month.

October 1, 2013

A new store set to open in a Seattle neighborhood will be one of the largest in the Bartell Drugs chain, the Seattle-based pharmacy retailer said Tuesday.

October 1, 2013

It is no secret that marketing is undergoing tremendous change as technology, mobile, social media and increased consumer demand is forcing the industry to reinvent itself. The thirst for real-time data, greater personalization and customization is revamping shopper marketing — not just here within the United States but around the globe. Creativity has no borders.

October 1, 2013

CDMA on Monday announced that its 88th Annual Trade Expo will be held at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla., from Jan. 28 to 31, 2014.

October 1, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug developed by Takeda to treat major depressive disorder, the agency said.

October 1, 2013

SMS Assist on Tuesday named Geoffrey Wigner EVP facilities for the technology-driven facilities maintenance and management company.

October 1, 2013

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday announced the re-election of David Neu, president of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. as chairman of its board of directors. Ted Scherr, president and CEO of Dakota Drug, also was re-elected as vice chairman.

October 1, 2013

SoloHealth and eHealth, parent company of eHealthInsurance, on Tuesday announced a strategic partnership to help expand consumer awareness and enrollment in individual, family and Medicare health insurance plans.