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Amsterdam-based TheOTCLabs breaks into the UK consumer health market with Kidsner, a playfully marketed range of wellness products aimed at children aged 4 to 12 years old.
PAGB calls on NHS England to create a self-care section in its NHS App and reinstate its online Apps Library to promote responsible digital self-care in the UK.
Over The Counter 26 Sept 2023: Disrupting the Consumer Health Industry, With Maxwellia’s Anna Maxwell
In this episode, HBW Insight catches up with UK switch specialists Maxwellia to find out what’s next for the company that gave to the UK one of the first OTC daily contraceptive pills. Now a disruptive consumer health player in its own right, the company is looking for investors to take it to the next level and help launch two new women’s health products in the pipeline for next year, CEO Anna Maxwell reveals in this exclusive interview.
The Green Claims Directive has moved one step closer to becoming European Union law. Once passed, within 24 months CO2 offset-based claims like "carbon neutral" will be banned altogether, claims like “environmentally friendly” will require substantive backing and sustainability labels in general will need to be approved beforehand by certification schemes or public authorities.
London-based start-up Phizz markets in the UK's busy wellness category effervescent products that it claims effectively hydrate while also providing essential vitamins and minerals.
Italy reclassifies natural CBD as a narcotic drug. The decision may see challenges from companies marketing in Italy natural CBD supplements registered in other European countries, given that the European Court of Justice (CJEU) overturned a similar position taken by France in 2020.