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ABC Activities: August-December, 1996.
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HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESENTATIONS AND PAPERS BY ABC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MARK BLUMENTHAL

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX, "The Use of Herbs in Promoting Health and Healing"; Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, "Herbs: Uses for Promotion of Health and Treatment of Disease"; Shaklee Corporation, "Consumer Beha-vior Driving the Herbal Market: Quality Control and Regulatory Issues;" Austin Whole Life Expo, Austin, TX, "The Problem with Herbal Regulation in the U.S. Today: Toward a New Category of Herbs as Traditional Medicines."

Drug Information Association 32nd Annual Meeting, "Traditional Medicine Approach to Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Herbs"; 3rd International Herb Symposium, "Medicines & Conservation Efforts In the Rainforest"; United States Pharmacopeia Open Conference, Washington, D.C. "New Regulatory Category for Herbs as Traditional Medicines"; National Nutritional Foods Association, Marketplace '96, Nashville, TN, "Ma Huang, FDA, DEA, and the Status: Who's Minding the Store?" and "Changes in Global Regulations and Attitudes: Herbs and Supplements"; National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Orlando, FL; "German Commission E Monographs -- A Model for Regulatory Reform"; 15th Annual International Aloe Science Council, Scientific Seminar, Irving, TX, "A New Regulatory Category for Herbs as Traditional Medicines"; National Conference Gerontological Nurse Practitioners, "Herbal Medicine"; Great Earth Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV; "Overview of Herbs and Phytomedicines in the U.S ."; Council for Responsible Nutrition Annual Conference, Amelia Island, FL, "Safety and Efficacy of Herbal Products: Need for a New Regulatory Category"; New Plant Medicines from Old Cultures, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, GA; "New World Plants:, New World Drugs"; IBC Conference on Nutraceuticals: Developing Effective Dietary Supplements and Functional Foods, New Orleans, LA; "The Need for a New Regulatory Category for Herbs as Traditional Medicines."

ABC-SPONSORED CONTINUING EDUCATION ACTIVITIES

Pharmacy Continuing Education presentation, Bergen-Brunswick Annual Trade Show and Conference, Reno, NV; "Pharmacy from the Rainforest" workshop leader, International Expeditions, Inc., Peru and Costa Rica; Continuing Education Courses for Pharmacists from Brooks pharmacy chain, Boston, MA.

Article copyright American Botanical Council.