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NY Assembly passes bill targeting weight loss, muscle building supps

By Stephen Daniells

Efforts to restrict the sale of some dietary supplements to minors in New York State took a step forward this week as the State’s Assembly passed AB 5610-D, a bill that limits access to some dietary supplements for weight loss or muscle building for people...

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AHPA withdraws objections to California weight loss bill

By Stephen Daniells

Recent amendments to a California bill that seeks to place restrictions on the sale of some weight management supplements to minors removed retail access restrictions and clarifies definitions, leading one trade association to remove its objections.

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Is the supplement industry in for a reverse Dr Oz effect?

By Hank Schultz

The Senate candidacy of Dr Mehmet Oz, MD, could pose a public relations risk for the dietary supplement industry, as the prominent media personality gets attacked for being a ‘quack’ who has promoted questionable products.


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