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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.

Many of the questionable ingredients touted on the Dr Oz Show related to weight loss. ©Getty Images - Michael Poehlmann


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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