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NPA hires new director of government affairs

By Stephen DANIELLS

The Natural Products Association has appointed Michael Kelley as its new Director, Government Affairs, with responsibility for overseeing NPA’s interaction with the US Congress and management of its PAC.

DASCA heads to the White House for President’s signature

CRN hails passage of bill as ‘welcome protection against criminal outliers’

DASCA heads to the White House for President’s signature

By Stephen Daniells

The Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act has passed Congress and will now be sent to the President’s office to be signed into law. The result is being hailed by the industry.

Connecticut State Senate passes GMO labeling legislation

Connecticut State Senate passes GMO labeling legislation

By Hank Schultz

The legislative pressure on mandatory GMO labeling continues to build, at least on the state front, as the Connecticut State Senate voted 35-1 in favor of SB 802, a bill that would require labeling of products with genetically modified ingredients.

NPA: If drugs get tax breaks, why not supplements with FDA-approved claims?

NPA: Supplements backed by official health claims deserve tax breaks

By Elaine Watson

A Bill set to be introduced to Congress for the fourth time calling for tax breaks for dietary supplements backed by official health claims has a much better chance of success this time around, the Natural Products Association (NPA) has predicted.

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