Monthly archives for February, 2018

Updates to The Self-Care Framework

Updates to The Self-Care Framework

Right now in Canada, self-care products can be classified into 3 categories: cosmetics, natural health products (NHPs) and non-prescription drugs. In order to sell a product, it must be under ...

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Infrared and Blue Light Radiation and its Impacts on your Skin

Infrared and Blue Light Radiation and its Impacts on your Skin

When you apply sunscreen for protection against the UV rays of the Sun, you may not realize that UV isn’t the only radiation of the Sun that can damage the ...

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Cosmetic Companies & Retailers Work to Reduce Plastic Packaging Waste

Cosmetic Companies & Retailers Work to Reduce Plastic Packaging Waste

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched a new initiative called the New Plastics Economy in hopes to rework the way plastic is used in cosmetics and other everyday products. This ...

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Cannabis Regulatory Proposals for Upcoming Legalization in Canada

Cannabis Regulatory Proposals for Upcoming Legalization in Canada

With Cannabis legalization coming this year in Canada, people are asking a lot of questions about how it will be regulated and prevented for use by underage youth. The federal ...

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Proposed Amendments for Increased Transparency in Drug and Medical Device Clinical Information

Proposed Amendments for Increased Transparency in Drug and Medical Device Clinical Information

In drug submissions and medical device applications, clinical information provided by the manufacturers is treated as confidential business information by Health Canada. However, since the development of Vanessa’s Law (Protecting ...

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Maui Plans to Ban Oxybenzone and Octinoxate Containing Sunscreens in Effort to Protect their Coral Reefs

Maui Plans to Ban Oxybenzone and Octinoxate Containing Sunscreens in Effort to Protect their Coral Reefs

After having a first-hand look at the impacts of dangerous chemicals on marine environment and wildlife, the Hawaiian island of Maui has proposed a bill preventing the sale and use ...

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