Navigation Links
Majority of Springfield Voters Oppose Prescription Only PSE Requirements
Date:7/22/2013

ng residents decide on such a contentious policy. The Council is set to vote on the bill and subsequent amendment on Monday, July 29th.

"Mandating a prescription requirement at the local level is not an effective solution to stop methamphetamine. In fact, Missouri law enforcement data from one Missouri county that has already imposed a prescription mandate shows an increase in labs.  Rather than pursue a policy that would burden responsible taxpayers, Springfield leaders should focus on balanced solutions that penalize criminals, not law-abiding consumers," Gutierrez said.

Key findings from the poll (Courtesy of Magellan Strategies)

  • By a large margin of 62%-31%, Springfield voters oppose the proposal to require everyone who wants to buy cold or allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine to first get a prescription from a doctor.   
  • A significant majority (52%) say that they would "definitely vote no" on a prescription requirement for medicine containing pseudoephedrine if it was placed on the ballot. 
  • The strongest opposition to the law is among consumers that have children ages 18 or younger, with 70% opposing the new law and 25% supporting it.

CHPA is the 132-year-old-trade association representing U.S. manufacturers and distributors of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements.

chpa.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE Consumer Healthcare Products Association
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. BD Completes Sale of Majority of Discovery Labware Unit
2. Allscripts adopts majority voting policy for directors
3. New National Survey Shows Majority of Americans Confident About Choosing Health Coverage
4. The Majority of Surveyed Gastroenterologists in the EU5 Identify Remicade as Their Most Preferred Biologic for the Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis
5. NEW POLL: Tennessee Voters Strongly Oppose Making Popular Cold and Allergy Meds Prescription Only
6. National Patients Rights Association Opposes House Bill 5681 As A Result Of Potential Risks To Caregiver System
7. Survey: Medicare Beneficiaries Oppose Mandatory Mail Drug Plans
8. AdvaMed Opposes Puerto Rico Medical Device Tax Increase
9. Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Opposes Sequestration Cuts To National Institutes Of Health & Cancer Research Grants
10. Coalition Letter Opposes Anti-Life U.S. Senate S.959, as Floor Vote Approaches
11. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network support the Drug Enforcement Administrations Nationwide Prescription "Drug Take-Back Day"
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/29/2014)... , Sept. 29, 2014 Adaptive ... Next Generation Sequencing to profile the adaptive immune ... Scientific Advisory Board to provide strategic and clinical ... suite of assays in the diagnosis and monitoring ... focus of the SAB will be to support ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... BOSTON , Sept. 29, 2014  Arisaph ... on discovery and development of novel therapies for ... has been awarded a phase II Small Business ... I grant, both from the National Cancer Institute ... II award of $1,066,916 supports research and development ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... TEL-AVIV, Israel , Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... ) ("Galmed"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on ... medication for the treatment of liver diseases and ... EndoPAT™ devices and accessories from Itamar Medical Ltd. ... company whose technology has been cleared by the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Adaptive Biotechnologies Announces the Formation of a Hematologic Malignancies Scientific Advisory Board 2Adaptive Biotechnologies Announces the Formation of a Hematologic Malignancies Scientific Advisory Board 3Arisaph Pharmaceuticals Awarded Supplemental Phase I And Phase II STTR Grants To Develop Oncology Drug Candidates 2Arisaph Pharmaceuticals Awarded Supplemental Phase I And Phase II STTR Grants To Develop Oncology Drug Candidates 3Arisaph Pharmaceuticals Awarded Supplemental Phase I And Phase II STTR Grants To Develop Oncology Drug Candidates 4Galmed Pharmaceuticals and Itamar Medical to Collaborate on Assessing Aramchol's Effect on Endothelial Function 2Galmed Pharmaceuticals and Itamar Medical to Collaborate on Assessing Aramchol's Effect on Endothelial Function 3
... Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP ... announced positive results from a Phase I U.S. clinical ... renal (kidney) dysfunction who have anemia. Hospira,s trial met ... and distribution in the body, for Hospira,s EPO and ...
... 6, 2011 Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held emerging ... and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Rodman ... 2011 at 2:25pm ET at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel ... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Founded in 2008, Omthera ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Hospira Announces Positive Results From Phase I U.S. Clinical Trial of Biosimilar Erythropoietin in Renal Patients 2Hospira Announces Positive Results From Phase I U.S. Clinical Trial of Biosimilar Erythropoietin in Renal Patients 3
(Date:9/29/2014)... Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... , R.N., B.S.N., Clinical Manager Specialist, as a 2014 ... with this prestigious distinction for leadership in clinical care. ... the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the ... networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... Park Avenue Dental, a leading ... A. Sherman who has dedicated his career to providing ... announced its inclusion in the Patient Connect 365 dentist ... to private accounts so that they may manage online ... system also allows patients to request appointments, better communicate ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... According to the senior spokesman for Fecbek, the ... and was worn by a man, Ötzi the Iceman. ... the direction of using small ornamental purses—which evolved into ... a leading online supplier of fashion accessories, has released ... are fashionable. , For most men, they do ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 ... the option to review life insurance quotes from top ... search tool available now presents price exploration options at ... quotations are now presented inside of the formatted consumer ... insurers. The life plans that are offered to review ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... Humility of Mary Health Partners will offer SlimDown, ... and Velma Davis Family YMCA in Boardman and St. Joe’s ... manage their weight by making lifestyle changes with regard to ... to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the YMCA, 2045 McClurg Road, ... the Mall (next to the rear entrance to Sears) beginning ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Sarah Shiermeister, Clinical Manager Specialist at Gentiva Health Services, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:Florida’s Park Avenue Dental Now Part of Intuitive Patient Connect 365 Dentist Search Portal 2Health News:Florida’s Park Avenue Dental Now Part of Intuitive Patient Connect 365 Dentist Search Portal 3Health News:Life Insurance Quotes for Chicago Residents Now Quoted Using New Agency Tool Online 2Health News:Humility of Mary Health Partners Offers SlimDown Classes 2
... those at risk, expert says, , FRIDAY, Aug. 14 (HealthDay ... bones in older men, says a new study. , The ... 65 and older who had their sex hormone levels measured ... with low levels of estradiol or high levels of sex ...
... , , TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. ... company with major operations in China, announced today it has filed ... Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, with the Securities and Exchange ... the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. This filing provides for ...
... , WESTON, Fla., Aug. 14 Kidz-Med, ... Sheets: ASFX), is announcing a change in the distribution channels of ... Recently, the Company has learned of Walgreens, intent to cut many ... including the Kidz-Med Thermofocus. To the Company,s knowledge, this decision is ...
... , , Additional 28 ... WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 Today, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric ... other assistance in 28 additional communities across the country where the ... , , "VA is committed to providing ...
... , , EDINA, Minn., Aug. 14 ... Assure blood glucose meter test strips do not use GDH-PQQ (glucose ... blood glucose results in patients who are using certain therapeutic products. ... of products use a glucose-specific enzyme and can, therefore, distinguish between ...
... , , WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., ... Next Generation Nutrition Grants, donating a total of $120,000 to four non-profit ... families. , , (Photo: http://www.newsc ... 7 67 ) , , Through ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Sex Hormone Levels Linked to Fractures in Men 2Health News:AMDL Inc. Files Notification of Late Filing for Form 10-Q 2Health News:Child Health and Safety Product Distribution Channel Changes 2Health News:Secretary Shinseki Announces Expansion of Counseling for Combat Veterans 2Health News:ARKRAY Statement Regarding U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Public Health Notification: Potentially Fatal Errors With GDH-PQQ Glucose Monitoring Technology 2Health News:The Dannon Company Awards Fourth Annual 'Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grants' Supporting Nutrition Education for Children 2Health News:The Dannon Company Awards Fourth Annual 'Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grants' Supporting Nutrition Education for Children 3Health News:The Dannon Company Awards Fourth Annual 'Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grants' Supporting Nutrition Education for Children 4Health News:The Dannon Company Awards Fourth Annual 'Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grants' Supporting Nutrition Education for Children 5Health News:The Dannon Company Awards Fourth Annual 'Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grants' Supporting Nutrition Education for Children 6Health News:The Dannon Company Awards Fourth Annual 'Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grants' Supporting Nutrition Education for Children 7
... FH system uses a ... infrastructure operating in ... communication of patient information. ... of up to 640 ...
Spacelabs offers an approach that allows your telemetry and step-down units to configure systems to meet their telemetry requirements. Our modular telemetry system data are integrated into the depart...
ISI Alumi-Hand is the safe, sterile, ready-to-use ,surgical hand immobilizer....
The Tele-Pro WEP-4200 Telemetry System is an 8-Patient Stand Alone System. Offering capabilities such as arrhythmia analysis, trends and full disclosure, the Tele-Pro is a system to help hospitals to...
Medicine Products: