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When Times Seem Tough, Resilience Keeps You in the Game

Resilience is a word that’s been on my mind lately. By definition, it’s the capacity to recover quickly from difficulty, the ability to spring back...
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AHPA Announces Speakers for Sports Nutrition Congress

Silver Spring, MD—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has announced several speakers for its virtual Sports Nutrition Congress, taking place on October 21, according...
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Industry Groups Have Mixed Reactions to Legislation to Regulate CBD

(Updated September 9, 2020) Washington, D.C.—Bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA) is being both applauded and rejected...

Associations Request More Time to Comply with Nutrition Labeling Regulations

Washington, D.C.—The American Herbal Products Association has joined 16 other trade associations in a letter to FDA, requesting more time for small businesses to...
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Toxic Plant Floated as COVID Treatment; Industry Discourages Use

Washington, D.C.—President Trump and Mike Lindell, the creator of MyPillow, participated in a meeting regarding the use of oleandrin as a potential therapeutic for...

In Memoriam: Tony Hayes, Ridge Runner Trading Company

Tony Hayes, a producer and marketer of North American wildcrafted herbs, has passed. Ridge Runner Trading Company remembered Hayes in a Facebook post, sharing,...
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AHPA Requests Emergency Funding for USPS

Washington, D.C.—Michael McGuffin, President of the American Herbal Products Association, sent a letter to Congressional leaders in the U.S. House and Senate to request...

AHPA Analyzes COVID-19 Warning Letters

Silver Spring, MD—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has released its analysis of 135 COVID-19 related warning letters that were issued by either the...

Industry Associations to IRS: Expand HSA and FSA to Include Supplements

Washington, D.C.—Several industry associations have sent the IRS a joint letter expressing the importance of expanding Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts...

Oregon AG Postpones “Harmful,” “Unnecessary” Rulemaking

Salem, OR—The Oregon Attorney General’s office has postponed a rulemaking that would allow and encourage baseless lawsuits in Oregon against dietary supplements makers. The...