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Senate Committee releases final report on Prescription Pharmaceuticals in Canada
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 30 2015

On March 10, 2015, the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (the Committee) released a final report entitled


CSA report on medical marijuana issuer finds disappointing disclosure deficiencies
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 23 2015

The Canadian Securities Administrators today released the results of CSA staff's review of continuous disclosure by reporting issuers announcing


British Columbia Court of Appeal overturns certification of pharmaceutical class action
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 20 2015

In a decision released January 22, 2015, the B.C. Court of Appeal unanimously overturned an order certifying a class proceeding against the


Health Canada finalizes Risk Assessment Framework for the Consumer Product Safety Program
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 24 2015

As previously reported at the consultation stage, Health Canada has completed its process of developing a Risk Assessment Framework (the Framework


Bill C-17 (Vanessa’s Law) receives third reading
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2014

Bill C-17, An Act to Amend the Foods and Drugs Act (Vanessa's Law) has proceeded through the committee process without amendment and was read for a


B.C. Court dismisses proposed class action against generic manufacturers of fentanyl patch
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2014

On June 20, 2014, Justice Bracken of the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed a proposed class action against two generic manufacturers of


Snoops and gossips beware: Ontario Government to introduce stiffer measures to protect patient privacy
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

Recently, the Government of Ontario announced its intent to strengthen the rules protecting patient privacy. If passed, these amendments to the


Health Canada publishes guidance for industry on the reporting of incidents involving consumer products
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2015

On July 8, 2015, Health Canada released important guidance designed to help consumer product companies, including retailers, understand their


Health Canada releases guidance on “danger to human health or safety” posed by consumer products
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 20 2013

Health Canada has released a guidance document on factors it will consider when determining whether a consumer product poses a "danger to human


Health and environmental claims an ongoing bureau focus
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2007

Investigations and enforcement actions over marketing and advertising claims related to health products and services have been a significant part of the Bureau's recent fair-business-practices work