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Canadian Senate Committee Advocates Soda Tax in “Groundbreaking” Obesity Report
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • March 4 2016

The Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology has issued a “groundbreaking” report on obesity that calls for a tax


Health Canada approves stevia for tabletop and food use
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2012

Health Canada has issued a notice of modification adding steviol glycosides derived from the stevia plant to its list of permitted sweeteners


Public health researchers advocate food marketing regulations to curb obesity in Canada
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2013

A recent article published in the Journal of Public Policy has recommended "a national regulatory system prohibiting commercial marketing of foods


New drug law in Canada
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 17 2014

With a tip of the cap to our old friend, Peter Pliszka, north of border: Earlier this month, the so-called Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act


Universities abroad experiment with no-fee licensing to drive biotech partnerships
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, Australia, Canada, European Union
  • May 16 2013

Universities in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United Kingdom have reportedly embraced a 2010 Glasgow University initiative under which companies


Ontario report calls for changes in food environment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2013

A panel commissioned by Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has issued a March 2013 report outlining a three-part strategy designed to


Canadian regulator considers barring pharma gifts to physicians
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • April 3 2014

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, said to be the largest medical regulator in Canada, has proposed a policy addressing physicians'


Canada takes steps to approve GM salmon
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 6 2013

Environment Canada has published a significant new activity notice that will allow AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. to produce genetically modified (GM


Vitamin supplements can be medical treatment, Eighth Circuit says
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • August 7 2014

The Eighth Circuit has sided with Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada in a lawsuit alleging that the insurance company improperly denied the plaintiff


Canada to place BPA on list of toxic substances
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2010

Environment Canada has reportedly announced its intention to placebisphenol A (BPA) on the country's list of toxic substances within eight to10 weeks, thus ending a regulatory process started in April 2008 when thegovernment first banned polycarbonate baby bottles