Banning of Cough and Cold remedies in Supermarkets

NARGON has made a submission to Medsafe New Zealand regarding the reclassification of destromethorphan, guaifenisin, ipecacuanha and phenylephrine to a pharmacy based clasification. We have included support for both the Food and Grocery Councils and the NZ Self Medication industry association submissions. The below press release by Katherine Rich, Chief Executive of the Food & Grocery Council sums the submissions up quite nicely. To view the papers and the submissions, please click on the attached documents.