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OTC Homeopathic Claims Go Under FTC Microscope, Potential For Regulatory Shift Magnifies

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

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FTC says the homeopathic market “shifted from one based primarily on formulations prescribed for an individual user to mass-market formulations widely advertised and sold nationwide in major retail stores.” The workshop could signal FTC interest in asking for clinical trials to support for OTC homeopathic claims.

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