Tuesday, June 2, 2015

September 2015 FTC Workshop Regarding Homeopathy Advertising

here, some news of scrutiny of the therapeutic deception known as homeopathy:

001. imperialvalleynews.com reports in "FTC Workshop to Examine Advertising for Over-the-Counter Homeopathic Products" (2015-06-01):

"the Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop on Monday, September 21, 2015 in Washington, DC, to examine advertising for over-the-counter (OTC) homeopathic products [...] a multibillion-dollar market [...] the workshop will bring together a variety of stakeholders, including medical professionals, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and government regulators.The FTC invites the public to submit research, recommendations for topics of discussion, and requests to participate as panelists [...and they mention] the science behind homeopathy and its effectiveness [...]";

there ain't none!

"paper submissions should be sent to: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite CC-5610 (Annex B), Washington, DC  20580, or delivered to: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street, SW, 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex B), Washington, DC  20024. Paper submissions should reference the Homeopathic Medicine & Advertising Workshop both in the text and on the envelope. The deadline for submitting public comments is Friday, November 20, 2015";

super.  They also need to look at the unfair trade known as naturopathy education.
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