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November 12, 2013

Electronic cigarette manufacturer Rejuve is selling its products through Famima!!'s nine stores in southern California, the company said Tuesday.

BREA, Calif. — Electronic cigarette manufacturer Rejuve is selling its products through Famima!!'s nine stores in southern California, the company said Tuesday.

Rejuve, whose products include electronic cigarettes, hookahs and vaping liquids, said its newest vaping liquid flavor, Brazilian Watermelon, would make its debut in Famima!! stores and is offered at 12-mg and 18-mg nicotine dosages. Other flavors include Classic Tobacco, Menthol, Italian Coffee and French Vanilla.

November 11, 2013

As many as 56% of Americans who suffer from a cough or cold are still working out at the gym, jumping on public transportation and liberally shaking hands, according to a Mondelez survey in support of its Halls brand.

EAST HANOVER, N.J. — As many as 56% of Americans who suffer from a cough or cold are still working out at the gym, jumping on public transportation and liberally shaking hands, according to a Mondelez survey in support of its Halls brand. And 43% of Americans continue to go to work when they have a cough or cold. 

And it's not just sick people with unhealthy habits. According to the survey, 23% of healthy Americans make no effort to stay away from cough and cold sufferers.

November 5, 2013

Smooth Gator recently launched its Smooth Gator's 60 Second Pain Relief, a cream made with all-natural oils including wintergreen, aloe vera and eucalyptus.

ODESSA, Fla. — Smooth Gator recently launched its Smooth Gator's 60 Second Pain Relief, a cream made with all-natural oils including wintergreen, aloe vera and eucalyptus.  

October 15, 2013

Ricola on Tuesday added a new product to its line of uniquely effective herb drops — Extra Strength for powerful cough relief.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Ricola on Tuesday added a new product to its line of uniquely effective herb drops — Extra Strength for powerful cough relief.

Extra Strength contains a blend of 10 natural Swiss Alpine herbs and a soothing syrup center that provides powerful cough relief with natural menthol.

September 9, 2013

Perfecta Products on Monday announced that Walgreens will sell two of its newest products, including Zim's Arnica Max Roll-On and Zim's Max-Freeze for Feet Continuous Spray.

NORTH LIMA, Ohio — Perfecta Products on Monday announced that Walgreens will sell two of its newest products, including Zim's Arnica Max Roll-On and Zim's Max-Freeze for Feet Continuous Spray. 

Zim's Arnica Max Roll-On includes a proprietary blend of arnica and aloe vera, which incorporates organic aloe, natural menthol and arnica. Zim's Arnica Max Roll-On is specially formulated using maximum arnica that may provide temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscle and joints associated with simple backache, arthritis, strains, bruises and sprains.

August 15, 2013

Perfecta Products unveiled new skin care products into the Zim's line, the company announced on Thursday.

NORTH LIMA, Ohio — Perfecta Products Inc. unveiled two new skin care products into the Zim's line, the company announced on Thursday.

August 5, 2013

Softlips lip balm announced the company will offer an innovative twist on lip hydration with the brand's latest portfolio addition.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Softlips lip balm announced today the company will offer an innovative twist on lip hydration with the brand's latest portfolio addition. New Softlips Intense Moisture, a cutting-edge lip balm that saturates lips with moisture while breath freshening technology adds a minty flavor.

The Intense Moisture lip balm line will debut in cough and cold aisles in major retailer locations nationwide September 2013.

July 30, 2013

Hisamitsu America, the manufacturer of Salonpas, an OTC pain patch that is FDA approved and clinically proven, announced the launch of Salonpas Deep Relieving Gel, a topical analgesic solution.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Hisamitsu America, a division of Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co. Inc. and the manufacturers of Salonpas, an OTC pain patch that is FDA approved and clinically proven, last week announced the launch of Salonpas Deep Relieving Gel, a topical analgesic solution.

July 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is inviting comments from the public as it looks into restricting or even banning menthol in cigarettes, the agency said Tuesday.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration is inviting comments from the public as it looks into restricting or even banning menthol in cigarettes, the agency said Tuesday.

The FDA said it had issued an advance notice of proposed rule making, or ANPRM, to obtain information related to potential regulations it might consider. The agency said about 30% of adult smokers and more than 40% of youth smokers report smoking menthol cigarettes.

June 13, 2013

White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes has announced the addition of two new menthol flavors to their roster: iced berry and zero K.

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes has announced the addition of two new menthol flavors to their roster: iced berry and zero K.

Menthol triggers cold-sensitive nerves in the skin without providing a drop in temperature and the new flavors were designed to refresh the user. Iced berry is a cool hint of mint that is surrounded by wild berries. Zero K is a cold blast of peppermint.

Exclusively made in the USA, both iced berry and zero K are offered in light, full and Xtra nicotine strengths. Zero K will be offered in XXtra as well.

October 9, 2012

Mentholatum on Tuesday launched its new Softlips Jack Frosting lip balm, Softlips peppermint stick lip balm and Softlips holiday gift tag packs that will be available in November in time for the holiday shopping season.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Mentholatum on Tuesday launched its new Softlips Jack Frosting lip balm, Softlips peppermint stick lip balm and Softlips holiday gift tag packs that will be available in November in time for the holiday shopping season.

September 14, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday alerted the public that certain external analgesics have been associated with burns.

 SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday alerted the public that certain external analgesics have been associated with burns. Most of the reported cases involved products containing higher concentrations of menthol and methyl salicylate (greater than 3% menthol or 10% methyl salicylate). Few of the cases involved capsaicin, the FDA reported. 

May 1, 2012

Maty's Healthy Products on Monday launched its all-natural baby chest rub into select Walmart stores, the company announced.

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Maty's Healthy Products on Monday launched its all-natural baby chest rub into select Walmart stores, the company announced.

"Having one of our products available at such a highly recognized and widely celebrated retailer like Walmart is a huge step for our brand," Maty's co-founder Robert Harrington said.

April 3, 2012

Vapor recently expanded its e-cigarette offerings across its Krave brand.

HALLANDALE, Fla. — Vapor recently expanded its e-cigarette offerings across its Krave brand.

The company has constructed a complete retail-rack-ready, rechargeable e-cigarette program for its vendors of Krave1000 and Krave1001. The e-cigarettes are available in four versions featuring a high/low nicotine level option and tobacco and menthol flavors, along with starter kits and charger accessories.

March 21, 2012

The Hain Celestial Group, a maker of natural personal care products, announced the debut of more than 20 new personal care products at the Natural Products Expo West earlier this month, as well as more than 90 product reformulations to the NSF/ANSI 305 Standard for Personal Care Products Containing Organic Ingredients.

MELVILLE, N.Y. — The Hain Celestial Group, a maker of natural personal care products, announced the debut of more than 20 new personal care products at the Natural Products Expo West earlier this month, as well as more than 90 product reformulations to the NSF/ANSI 305 Standard for Personal Care Products Containing Organic Ingredients.

March 5, 2012

Hisamitsu America on Monday launched three new analgesic patches, the company stated.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Hisamitsu America on Monday launched three new topical analgesic solutions, the company stated.

February 29, 2012

Aroma Naturals, a maker of all-natural candles, is launching a new skin care line comprised of beauty oils, body oils and body butters.

CERRITOS, Calif. — Aroma Naturals, a maker of all-natural candles, is launching a new skin care line comprised of beauty oils, body oils and body butters.

The new beauty oils come in three aromas: Orange honey blossom, Lavender passion flower, and superfruit passion fruit.

The body oils come in three different aromas: Tea tree eucalyptus, coconut and vanilla blossom, and menthol icy hot herbs. Each oil also serves to help ease difficulties with various physical ailments, such as breathing problems and sore muscles.

November 28, 2011

Performance Health announced the availability of Perform Pain Relieving Spray, a solution for applying cold therapy to hard-to-reach areas.

AKRON, Ohio — Performance Health announced the availability of Perform Pain Relieving Spray, a solution for applying cold therapy to hard-to-reach areas.

July 26, 2011

McNeil Consumer on Tuesday announced a partnership with 12-time Olympic medalist, best-selling author and mother Dara Torres, who will serve as a brand ambassador for the external analgesic Bengay.

SKILLMAN, N.J. — McNeil Consumer on Tuesday announced a partnership with 12-time Olympic medalist, best-selling author and mother Dara Torres, who will serve as a brand ambassador for the external analgesic Bengay.

In that capacity, Torres also assisted in the launch of the brand's latest innovation, Bengay Cold Therapy, which uses the pain-relieving power of menthol and the cooling benefits of Pro-Cool technology to alleviate minor aches and pains.

July 20, 2011

Lorillard has voluntarily recalled certain Newport non-menthol cigarettes.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Lorillard has voluntarily recalled certain Newport non-menthol cigarettes.

The recall was initiated after the company discovered that some of the cigarettes manufactured between June 29 and 30 could contain small pieces of plastic. At this point, no plastic has been found in any of the cigarettes, but if burned, the plastic may create respiratory discomfort or irritation, Lorillard said.

July 18, 2011

An e-cigarette brand announced that its disposable e-cigarettes now are available at H-E-B and Meijer stores.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — An e-cigarette brand announced that its disposable e-cigarettes now are available at H-E-B and Meijer stores.

The company said that this marks Blu Cigs' transition from online sales to retail by being sold in all of H-E-B's 329 stores across Texas and Mexico, as well as Meijer's 196 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. Each disposable e-cigarette equals about 20 to 30 traditional cigarettes, the company said.

May 3, 2011

The Mentholatum Co. has updated the packaging of its lip care line.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Mentholatum Co. has updated the packaging of its lip care line.

Softlips' package update includes a new logo and graphics, although the company retained Softlips' signature slender sticks and the light flavors/formulas. In line with the package update, the company has kicked off a new marketing campaign called "Softlips. So You."

April 5, 2011

Help Remedies on Monday named 20-year industry veteran Mark Cieslinski SVP sales.

NEW YORK — Help Remedies on Monday named 20-year industry veteran Mark Cieslinski SVP sales.

“We are excited to have Mark’s energy, enthusiasm and retail partnership experience as we expand on a national level,” stated Help Remedies CEO Richard Fine.

March 29, 2011

Freeman Beauty has introduced its new Freeman Bare Foot Repair collection, a range of solution-oriented products specially created to meet the female shoe fanatic's needs.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Freeman Beauty has introduced its new Freeman Bare Foot Repair collection, a range of solution-oriented products specially created to meet the female shoe fanatic's needs.

The formulations combine active ingredients with natural botanicals and fragrances to tackle the most common female foot problems: pain, cracked heels, calluses and odor, the company stated.

The collection includes:

March 24, 2011

Four-in-5 menthol smokers would quit if the Food and Drug Administration banned mentholated cigarettes, according to a survey conducted this month with sponsorship from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Four-in-5 menthol smokers would quit if the Food and Drug Administration banned mentholated cigarettes, according to a survey conducted this month with sponsorship from GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare.

The survey found that smokers of menthol cigarettes — who are disproportionately African-American — feel “twice-addicted” to the menthol and the tobacco, while 74% of them said the menthol made inhalation easier, and 40% said menthol flavoring was the only reason they smoked.