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AHPA Awards

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American Herbal Products Association General Counsel Tony Young is the recipient of the 2008 AHPA Hero award, the trade group announces Feb. 21. "The AHPA Hero is an individual who makes outstanding contributions to the association's committees or initiatives, and AHPA is pleased to recognize Tony's long history supporting AHPA and the herbal industry in a variety of invaluable ways," the association states. AHPA made Herbal Insight awards to author, photographer and herbalist Steven Foster, of Eureka Springs, Ark., and posthumously to Dr. Stephen Straus, the first director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, who died in May 2007 (1"The Tan Sheet" May 21, 2007, In Brief). AHPA also chose Williams, Ore.-based Herb Pharm for its Herbal Industry Leader award for providing "a fine example of a boutique herbal company that always does things right," AHPA says. The group will present the awards March 13 during its annual member meeting at the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim, Calif...

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