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Health Canada’s Interim Guide on IPA Hand Sanitizers

Health Canada’s Interim Guide on IPA Hand Sanitizers

As the demand for hand sanitizer raises during the continuing coronavirus pandemic, Health Canada has seen an interest from many stakeholders in using isopropyl alcohol (IPA) as a basis of hand sanitizer. Health Canada obliged, releasing an Interim Guide on the...

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The Beauty Industry After the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Beauty Industry After the Coronavirus Pandemic

With many countries announcing or starting to implement their post COVID-19 pandemic re-opening strategies, it is important to review the plans and how the cosmetic and beauty industry will be impacted by these...

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Health Canada: Changing Up the Sample Game

Health Canada: Changing Up the Sample Game

Health Canada has recently released updates applicable to Natural Health Products and Non-Prescription Drug Regulations. Beginning July 1st, associated industries will be able to distribute certain types of these products as free samples. Distribution of NHP and...

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COVID-19 Impacts on Biomedical Technology Industry

COVID-19 Impacts on Biomedical Technology Industry

We have touched on many subjects regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, such as cosmetics, sanitization products, and updates to international regulations. However, there is one topic we have yet to discuss that has experienced a great impact during this difficult time, the...

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A Shift in Cosmetic Marketing Towards Mental Health

A Shift in Cosmetic Marketing Towards Mental Health

The coronavirus pandemic forced the cosmetic market to shift their marketing strategies to embrace the new normal. As people were encouraged to work from home and shift their social activities to an online format, the cosmetic industry shifted their advertisements to...

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Cannabis in Cosmetics; Where Are We Now

Cannabis in Cosmetics; Where Are We Now

A couple of years ago the world began legalizing recreational cannabis, bringing it into the cosmetic industry. Since then, it has been reported that the cosmetic CBD market has a net worth of 710 million US dollars and is projected to have a net worth of 959 million...

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