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Challenges of providing telemedicine services

October 9 2019 Technology is developing rapidly and it generally takes the legislature years to catch up. This is particularly true in the healthcare industry, where…

First-step analysis: pension & retirement plans in Mexico

April 30 2020 Your first-step guide to the key legal and practical points surrounding pension & retirement plans in Mexico, covering the regulatory framework, pension schemes and other considerations.

Traditional indigenous medicine: historic asset or mere political move?

March 20 2019 Traditional medicine is still a primary health resource for millions of people who do not have access to so-called 'modern medicine'. However…

Tobacco yes, marijuana yes, vaping no: absurd approach to major health problem

August 5 2020 The Mexican health authorities argue that the use of vaping products constitutes a health risk and promotes tobacco product use by smokers and…

Cofepris issues new drug advertising guidelines

March 14 2018 The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk recently published new guidelines for the authorisation of ad applications regarding prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbal remedies and homeopathic medicines. As the guidelines include several provisions that appear to be against the General Health Law and the Health Law Regulations on Advertisements, they may give rise to a number of interesting scenarios.

Decree creating the National Customs Agency of Mexico (ANAM)

July 20 2021 On July 14, 2021, the "Decree creating the National Customs Agency of Mexico (ANAM) as a decentralized administrative agency of the Ministry of…

Petrochemical, essential chemicals and mineral and ore importation / exportation through specially authorized premises.

July 15 2021 On June 11, 2021, the Mexican Treasury published in the Federal Official Gazette the Seventh Amendment to the Foreign Trade Guidelines, which mostly…

New leadership brings changes to health regulation

June 9 2021 Alejandro Ernesto Svarch-Pérez was recently appointed as the new head of the Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS)…

Q&A: occupational pension schemes in Mexico

April 27 2021 A look at some of the key legal and practical considerations surrounding private pensions and retirement schemes in Mexico.

Spotlight: medicine and medical device pricing and reimbursement in Mexico

March 24 2021 An examination of the key legal and practical issues surrounding the pricing and reimbursement of medicinal products and medical devices in Mexico.