Illegal marketing of drugs and devices

Find out about the impacts of illegal marketing, illegal marketing techniques, how to file a marketing complaint, and how we handle the complaints we receive.

Services and information

Stop illegal marketing of drugs and devices

The impact of illegal marketing in Canada, what we are doing to try to stop it

File a marketing complaint

What you can do to help, how to file a complaint, the complaint process

Marketing techniques

Beware of these 6 marketing techniques

Illegal marketing practices

Illegal marketing practices to watch for

Products susceptible to illegal marketing

Opioids controlled substances, biologics, natural health products, veterinary health products, medical devices

Marketing by health care providers

How prescription drugs including cosmetic injections could be marketed illegally by health care providers

Marketing incidents table

Drug and medical device marketing incidents received


What we are doing


Page details

Date modified: