Campaign launched to prevent cough medicine abuse in teens

February 19, 2007

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) have launched a new ad campaign to educate communities about how to prevent cough medicine abuse among teens. The campaign features an educational tool kit called "A Dose of Prevention: Stopping Cough Medicine Abuse Before It Starts." The kit is designed to arm parents, educators, retailers, healthcare providers, law enforcement officials, and other community leaders with critical information to address the problem of cough medicine abuse. CHPA is also reaching out to communities with public service announcements and an on-line version of the kit, which can be found at

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) have launched a new ad campaign to educate communities about how to prevent cough medicine abuse among teens. The campaign features an educational tool kit called "A Dose of Prevention: Stopping Cough Medicine Abuse Before It Starts." The kit is designed to arm parents, educators, retailers, healthcare providers, law enforcement officials, and other community leaders with critical information to address the problem of cough medicine abuse. CHPA is also reaching out to communities with public service announcements and an on-line version of the kit, which can be found at