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Third vaccine boosts momentum to end pandemic

Third vaccine boosts momentum to end pandemic

NEW YORK — As the country races to build up enough herd immunity to finally defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, the momentum in distributing the volume of vaccines to meet that goal got a significant boost recently with news that the Food and Drug Administration approved the Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use. Retailers

Retail can help put CBD fears to rest

Retail can help put CBD fears to rest

In the health and wellness market, hemp-based products are becoming mainstream. Many large and small retailers including drug, grocery, convenience, cosmetic and clothing stores have been attracted to the hemp space and carry lines of hemp/CBD products. In fact, since the production of hemp was legalized as an agricultural commodity with the 2018 Farm Bill,

FDA finalizes enforcement policy on flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes

FDA finalizes enforcement policy on flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Amid the epidemic levels of youth use of e-cigarettes and the popularity of certain products among children, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a policy prioritizing enforcement against certain unauthorized flavored e-cigarette products that appeal to kids, including fruit and mint flavors. Under this policy, companies that do not cease

NABP receives FDA funding to develop data-sharing system

NABP receives FDA funding to develop data-sharing system

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. — The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) announced it has been awarded funding from Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to create a data system to assist with the collection of critical information to protect public health. The new system will enable the collection, management, and sharing of information regarding compounding