U.S.-China Tariff Increase Updates

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) formally published a notice in the Federal Register on May 10th of an increase in tariffs from 10% to 25% on all List 3 products being imported from China. The 10% Tariff remains in effect until June 1st for...

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Amway Launches 50 New Apps with New Digital Technology Model

Amway, an American multi-level marketing company that sells health, beauty, and home care products, has approached a new take on improving their business before outsider digital technology disrupts it. They recently teamed up with Texas-based software company, Kony,...

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New Self-Care Framework Timeline

Health Canada is working towards improving the way self-care products (cosmetics, NHPs, and non-prescription drugs) are regulated in Canada. These changes will be implemented via the “Self-Care Framework” to regulate low-risk self care products in the same way, and...

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Revised In-Commerce List (R-ICL) Update

What is the R-ICL? The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA, 1999) was implemented by Health Canada to protect the environment and human health by contributing towards sustainable development. A section of the Act focuses on decreasing the risks...

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The U.S. Crackdown on CBD

The increasingly popular use of CBD in prepared food and drink in New York City is beginning to gain attention for its questionable legality. The New York City Department of Health confirmed that it is starting to place focus on restaurants that use cannabidiol (CBD)...

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