October 9, 2014

Purdue Pharma on Thursday announced the launch of a new dosage strength of 7.5 mcg/hour for its Butrans (buprenorphine) transdermal system CIII, bringing the total number of strengths offered by the company to five.

October 9, 2014

The recently amended NABP Model State Pharmacy Act and Model Rules of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy are now available to assist the state boards of pharmacy in developing state laws or board rules in their efforts to protect the public health, NABP posted on its website Wednesday. 

October 9, 2014

Expanding on its voluntary ingredient disclosure program, SC Johnson will begin disclosing air care fragrance ingredients present at the highest concentrations down to .09% of the product formula. 

October 9, 2014

Salix Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration granted final approval for the company's Uceris (budesonide) rectal foam for patients with mild-to-moderate distal ulcerative colitis. 

October 9, 2014

United Parcel Service said it will expand UPS My Choice and the UPS Access Point network, two of the company’s services that work together to provide online shoppers and global retailers with new personalized solutions to manage residential package deliveries.

October 9, 2014

USA Drug founder Stephen LaFrance Sr. on Thursday was posthumously nominated into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.

October 9, 2014

The board of directors of Walgreens on Wednesday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1% increase over the year ago dividend.

 

October 9, 2014
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October 8, 2014
Annie's is making its way into a new category with the introduction of Organic Grass Fed Macaroni & Cheese, which is made with cheese from humanely raised cows with year-round access to pasture. 
 
October 8, 2014

The creators of tube-forming mascara blinc have now launched a lash primer to provide jet black volume and length.

October 8, 2014

Clif Bar on Tuesday announced the return of its seasonal flavors. 

October 8, 2014

Costco announced on Wednesday a rise in sales and same-store sales for the fourth quarter.

October 8, 2014

Ethnic hair care brand Creme of Nature is continuing its partnership with Look Good Feel Better, a national public service program created to help individuals with cancer to look good, improve their self-esteem and thereby manage their treatment and recovery with greater confidence.

October 8, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced it will convene a keynote panel in celebration of the 20th anniversary of DSHEA.

October 8, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday announced that, with the addition of three new companies, its membership roster is at a 41-year high of 151 member companies.

October 8, 2014

The dietary supplement industry on Tuesday spoke out against any supplement manufacturer making advertising claims around the Ebola virus.

October 8, 2014

Leading businessman and founder of Pro-Line ethnic hair care brand, Comer Joseph Cottrell Jr., died on Oct. 3 of natural causes at his Dallas home, the Dallas Morning News reported. He was 82 years old.

October 8, 2014

"What happens when student pharmacists discover that their professional path may prove equal parts public health and public policy?"

October 8, 2014

Facing a competitive landscape, Canada’s Jean Coutu Group is ramping up promotional activity and working to build loyalty among younger beauty shoppers with its private-label brand.

October 8, 2014

Land of Lincoln Health announced its partnership with Walgreens on Tuesday to offer Land of Lincoln Health members free health-risk assessments at Healthcare Clinics.

 

October 8, 2014

Pending legislation in the Pennsylvania state legislature is raising the eyebrows of several industry members, including the National Community Pharmacists Association, which stated that the legislation in its current form would "severely limit access to more affordable medications, vastly increase overall healthcare costs to Pennsylvania businesses and citizens and add cumbersome reporting requirements on healthcare providers."

October 8, 2014

Does your empty shampoo bottle grow into a tree? O'right's Tree in the Bottle is the first shampoo to do just that.

October 8, 2014

The NPD Group reports that sales of prestige facial skin care masks grew in the United States, United Kingdom, Italy, and Spain during the 12 months ended June 2014. This growth helped to drive 2% value increases for overall facial skin care sales in both the United States and the United Kingdom, and offset the segment declines in Italy and Spain.

October 8, 2014

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America on Tuesday released a new report highlighting the number of investigational cancer medicines that did not succeed in clinical trials.