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5 Admin. L. Rev. Accord 153 (2019-2020)
Sipping the (Detox) Tea: The Rise in Advertisements for Non-FDA Approved Supplements on Social Media & Regulations (or Lack Thereof) That Govern

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  SIPPING THE (DETOX) TEA: THE RISE IN

      ADVERTISEMENTS FOR NON-FDA

   APPROVED SUPPLEMENTS ON SOCIAL

      MEDIA & REGULATIONS (OR LACK

            THEREOF) THAT GOVERN


                       VANESSA G. RIJo*

Introduction                      .............................................. 154
I.Background           ................................................. 158
     A.  What Are Supplements and Who Takes Them?.................... 158
     B.  How Are Dietary Supplements Regulated? . ............. 160
     C.  How Are Dietary Supplements Advertised? ................. 164
     D.  How are Prescription and Over-the-Counter
            Drugs Advertised?      ........................   ...... 167
II.Dangers of a Lack of Regulation    .................................... 169
     A.  Why Should We Have Higher Standards for Supplements?. 169
     B.  But What About the Other Side?       ............. ........ 173
III.Recommendations                   ....................................... 175
     A.  Updating the DSHEA: What New Legislation
            Could Look Like ............................... 175
     B.  Working Together: IssuingJoint Guidance...           ............. 181
Conclusion          ..................................................... 184






  * J.D. Candidate, American University Washington College of Law (2021); B.A., Political
Science, Loyola University Marvland (2018). Special thanks to the entire staff of the Admini-
tratize Law Review for their incredible editorial support and effort in shaping this piece, espe-
cially K. Heidi Smucker. I would also like to thank my family and friends for their unwavering
love and support throughout my academic endeavors.


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