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Producers to manage pharmaceuticals and sharps returned by consumers
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2012

On October 1, 2012, Collection of Pharmaceuticals and Sharps Responsibilities of Producers regulation (O. Reg. 29812) came into force


Legal - or what?
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 17 2012

"How can you manage issues arising from regulations and legal requirements in different jurisdictions."


Product liability litigation: bar raised for class action certification?
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • May 10 2012

In a decision released May 7, 2012, Justice Caroline Horkins of the Superior Court of Ontario has refused to certify a proposed class proceeding in a pharmaceutical product liability claim (Martin et al. v. Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals PLC et al


Health Canada’s guidance document on PM(NOC) Regulations now finalized
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 4 2012

Health Canada has published an update to its guidance document on the application of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations


Ontario court confirms generic drug manufacturers not entitled to unjust enrichment
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 22 2013

On January 15, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Ontario Court) granted a motion for partial summary judgment in Apotex Inc. v. Abbott


Canada's approach to functional foods
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2010

Today’s diet- and health-conscious environment has led to a proliferation of functional food marketing claims that advertise the specific health-enhancing characteristics of a food product


Health Canada to list authorized clinical trials online
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • October 25 2012

On October 18, 2012, Health Canada issued a news release and subsequent Drugs and Health Products Notice announcing that it will create a web-based list of clinical trials authorized by Health Canada


Ontario case on product liability shows the immense scope of a class action trial
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 5 2012

In a highly anticipated decision released on June 26, 2012, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled in favour of the defendants in Andersen v. St. Jude Medical, Inc., Ontario’s first medical product liability class action trial


Canada’s PAAB releases updated Code of Advertising Acceptance
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2012

The Pharmaceutical Advertising Advisory Board (PAAB) has released a revised version of its Code of Advertising Acceptance


Canada's version of the responsible corporate officer doctrine: can officers be held responsible for pharma violations?
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • February 29 2012

In March 2010, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its intention to rely more heavily on the "responsible corporate officer" (RCO) doctrine to prosecute individuals for violations of the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA