Notice to Interested Parties - Regulatory amendments regarding pharmacists

Current status: Open

Opened on March 9, 2019 and will close on May 7, 2019.

You are invited to provide comments on Health Canada's intent to amend the Narcotic Control Regulations (NCR), the Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations (BOTSR) and the Food and Drug Regulations - Part G (FDR - Part G). Proposed amendments would better support modern pharmacy practices and address regulatory gaps and inconsistencies.

Join in: How to participate

Read our Notice to Interested Parties which provides more details on the proposal.

Send us an email
Send an email to: hc.csd.regulatory.policy-politique.reglementaire.dsc.sc@canada.ca with your input or comments.

Participate by mail
Send a letter with your input or comments to the address in the contact information section.

Goals of the consultation

Health Canada intends to propose amendments to the Narcotic Control Regulations, the Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations and the Food and Drug Regulations - Part G to address barriers and update the regulations in order to facilitate pharmacy innovation in Canada, and to ensure greater clarity and consistency between the regulations.

The Department is seeking your feedback in all areas of pharmacy practice to ensure that proposed amendments are informed by and responsive to, the pharmacy sector and its stakeholders.

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Contact us

Office of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs
150 Tunney's Pasture Driveway, Main Stats Building - 2605A
Ottawa ON K1A 0K9
Email: hc.csd.regulatory.policy-politique.reglementaire.dsc.sc@canada.ca

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