Nicholas Hall’s OTC.NewDirections is an e-newsletter produced in association with Jenson R+ delivered weekly and includes an inspired mix of global consumer healthcare news and commentary from the viewpoint of the self-care industry, backed by insights from industry experts.

Headlines

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FRANCE: LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY FRAMEWORK “EXCESSIVELY RESTRICTIVE” |

FRANCE: The Competition Authority (Autorité de la concurrence) has published the findings of its review of competition in the medicines industry, launched in November 2017.

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TRACKER PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: CBDMEDIC TOPICAL PAIN RELIEF |

USA: Abacus Health Products has introduced its range of CBDMedic topical pain relief products. They combine camphor and menthol along with THC-free hemp extract and other natural moisturisers ... 

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NUVOTHERA LAUNCHES HIGH-POTENCY CURCUMIN SUPPLEMENT |

SA: Nuvothera has launched Super-Micronized Turmeric Curcumin, positioned to support joint health and mobility. According to CEO Arthur Clapp ... 

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OTC.NewDirections provides you with the latest developments in a number of key areas:

New Ingredients

New Ingredients

Trademarked or patented ingredients & molecules, licensing opportunities and brands seeking partners

New
Products

New Products

Important launches, line extensions & adjacencies (registered OTCs and supplements) with innovative formulations, claims or indications – includes stand-out contributions from our sister service, OTC New Products Tracker

Innovation

Innovation

Technological and scientific advancements, delivery methods, early-stage developments

Medical Devices

Medical Devices

Substance-based devices, mechanical devices, diagnostics

Medical Research

Medical Research

Scientific studies, clinical trials

Switch

Switch

Rx-to-OTC switch, reverse switch, access to medicines

Digital
Health

Digital Health

Mobile & Web apps, wearables, internet connected devices, telehealth

Agency
News

Agency News

Approvals, collaborations, regulatory affairs, guidance

Health Claims & Safety

Health Claims & Safety

New or additional claims approved for specific ingredients or products, disallowed advertising claims, plus alerts and warnings

Cannabis

Cannabis

Key regulatory developments and product launches as this new category evolves in specific markets

E-cigarettes

E-cigarettes

Scientific research, opinion, product development, regulation

In Focus

In Focus

Spotlight on a specific topic

Why subscribe to OTC.NewDirections

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Written in collaboration with Jenson R+ and supported by commentary from industry specialists

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Quick access to the most important developments

OTC.NewDirections covers all major regions providing you with the essential information to keep you informed of the latest developments affecting your business.

The website also provides you with the opportunity to take a deeper look at trends via the news archive, Supplements Focus and Switch List.

Prepared by our expert team:

Nicola Watts

Nicola Watts
Editor
OTC.NewDirections

Nina Stimpson

Nina Stimson
VP & Consulting Editor
OTC.NewDirections

Kristen McEwan

Kristen McEwan
Assistant Editor
OTC.NewDirections

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