Monthly archives for May, 2018

Consultation Summary of the Regulation of Vaping Products in Canada

Consultation Summary of the Regulation of Vaping Products in Canada

Back in 2016, the Government of Canada introduced Bill S-5. This bill was intended to amend the Tobacco Act and rename it the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (TVPA). TVPA ...

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Health Canada To Put Much Needed Warnings On Opioid Medications

Health Canada To Put Much Needed Warnings On Opioid Medications

Opioids medications are known to effectively relieve many patients of pain. They include drugs such as oxycodone, morphine, fentanyl and codeine, and are available through prescription administration only and vary ...

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Are CBD-Containing Cosmetics the Next New Trend?

Are CBD-Containing Cosmetics the Next New Trend?

As public perception of cannabis continues to change, and the public becomes more conscious of the source of their personal care ingredients, many are looking to the cannabis plant. Cannabis ...

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Hawaii to ban environment-disrupting sunscreen ingredients

Hawaii to ban environment-disrupting sunscreen ingredients

Hawaii is largely known by its beaches and coral reefs. However, with recent changes to the climate and also human impact threatening to destroy its marine environment and surrounding ecosystems, ...

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Sustainable Water Use in the Cosmetics Industry

Sustainable Water Use in the Cosmetics Industry

As more and more consumers are becoming aware of the environmental impact of their day to day lives, many are looking to change the way they consume and use certain ...

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First Artificial Intelligence Based Medical Device Permitted for Use by the FDA

First Artificial Intelligence Based Medical Device Permitted for Use by the FDA

With the ever-increasing development of artificial intelligence, there’s no surprise that the medical industry is catching up. In April of this year, the FDA has permitted the marketing and use ...

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FDA Guidelines on the Inclusion of Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials

FDA Guidelines on the Inclusion of Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials

Earlier this month, the US FDA published a draft guidance for the inclusion of pregnant women in drug and therapeutic product development clinical trials as well as safety measures that ...

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Why the Economy Needs the Pharmaceutical Industry

Why the Economy Needs the Pharmaceutical Industry

There are many qualities that need to be analyzed when determining the state of a country’s economy. For example, the strength of the many industries that help develop it as ...

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Canada: New Consultation for Zero-Plastic Waste

Canada: New Consultation for Zero-Plastic Waste

Environment and Climate Change Canada has released an online consultation to discuss the process of moving the country towards zero-plastic waste. This will ask Canadians to share their ideas and ...

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