NHPPA spoke directly to a senior policy advisor at Health Canada on August 18, 2017. We asked about the public consultation meetings and where the proposed “modernization” of self-care products regulations were at. What we learned may or may not be absolute. Things, as in many cases previous, change. Either way it’s a tenuous time for the industry.

Remember that there are two very possible ways that we will see Health Canada bring the proposed new regulations into force. They could do it through a new bill, introduced to the House of Commons, ready for full parliamentary review or simply by publishing them in the Canada Gazette with no time for any real debate or discussion.

Here’s the recon:

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