Archive for June 2005

Canada threatens drug export ban

TORONTO – Canada's health minister threatened Wednesday to overhaul the country's regulations on exporting prescription drugs, saying Canada would no longer be a cheap "drugstore for the United States." By Beth Duff-Brown, Associated Press 6/30/05 Read the full story at lsj.com.

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NAFDAC Intercepts Fake Products

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has intercepted large quantities of pharmaceutical products concealed in several packs of baby clothes. Yemi Akinsuyi, Lagos June 27, 2005 Read the full story at allafrica.com.

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Canada to ban bulk sales of drugs to US–newspaper

OTTAWA, June 27 (Reuters) – Canada will shortly announce a ban on bulk sales of drugs to the United States as a way of reining in Internet pharmacies that sell cheap medicine to Americans, the Winnipeg Free Press said on Monday. Source: Reuters 27 Jun 2005 Read the full story at alertnet.com.

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Coroner to look at 6th death in Hamilton pharmacy probe

A sixth person's death may be connected to a pharmacy in Hamilton, Ont., that is being investigated over allegations it sold counterfeit heart medication, regional coroner Dr. David Eden said Friday. Fri, 24 Jun 2005 CBC News Read the full story at cbc.ca.

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Canada to announce Internet pharmacy curbs soon

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will soon announce measures to clamp down on Internet pharmacies that send cheap medicine to the United States, often without Canadian doctors seeing the patients, Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh said on Thursday. REUTERS Thursday, June 23, 2005 Read the full story at metronews.ca.

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