Buying and using drug and health products safely
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The policy for importing health products to Canada.
Disposal practices for expired and unused prescription medications, and their impact on the environment.
Identifying, accessing and managing health risks on counterfeit health products.
Risks of buying drugs online and how to tell if an Internet pharmacy is legally operated.
Information on drug shortages, how they are addressed and the people involved in the drug supply chain.
Causes, impact, and which bacteria and illnesses are resistant to antibiotics.
How to minimize your risk when buying medical devices online.
Non-prescription drug labels that make information about your medicine easier to read, understand and locate on the package
Accessing cannabis for medical purposes and how to apply to be a licensed producer.
Laser eye surgery, cosmetic injections, gastric banding surgery for weight loss and ear candling.
Find out about natural health products, human and veterinary drugs, medical devices and newly patented medicines. Also access drug and health product databases.
Drug Facts table for non-prescription drugs
The use or intended use of an approved drug in a manner not in accordance with the label or package insert.
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