November 30, 2020 14:00 (IST)
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Heath Canada willing to consider approval of home COVID-19 tests to screen for virus

Ottawa/IBNS: The news of the consideration of approval of home COVID-19 tests to screen for the virus by Health Canada was welcomed by public health experts and doctors who were in favour of frequent and inexpensive testing, media reports said. 

Health Canada unveils regulations for legalised recreational marijuana

Ottawa, Jun 28 (IBNS): Health Canada has unveiled regulations for the recreational marijuana, which is set to be legalised nationwide on Oct 17, media reports said.

Health Canada to consult public on sale of high-alcohol mixed drinks

Ottawa, Mar 20 (IBNS): Health Canada has proposed to consult public to reduce the percentage of alcohol in the drinks or the format they are sold in, media reports said.

CMA wants Health Canada, not industry, to design marijuana labelling

Ottawa, Feb 8 (IBNS): Designing marijuana packaging and product labelling --  an important way to educate consumers, especially young people about the risks of using marijuana --  should be left to federal officials and public health experts, not cannabis producers and distributors, said The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) recently.

Health Canada decides to put a ban on non-prescription sales of codeine

Ottawa, Sep 12 (IBNS): Health Canada has decided to ban all non-prescription sales of an opioid codeine, media reports said.

Baby Nests, Baby Pods may cause suffocation, says Health Canada

Ottawa, Aug 26 (IBNS): Health Canada has issued a warning about the risk of suffocation due to baby nets, baby pods, soft, padded sides, media reports said.