Over the counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in US, Canada
Potentially cancer-causing chemical had been detected at low levels in prescription and over-the-counter versions of Zantac.
Retail giant Walmart halts sales of Zantac and related drugs
Health regulators warned about a potentially dangerous contaminant in the drug.
US to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada
A step toward fulfilling a 2016 campaign promise by President Donald Trump.
Canadian gets death penalty as China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs
Sentence is likely to further strain Sino-Canadian relations, frayed since Meng arrest last December.
The high cost of drugs: take the strain off company plans
Save with tighter health benefit controls.
Pfizer to build new facility, add 450 jobs in Michigan
To spend $465 million building a new facility in Portage: production starting in 2024.
Drug developers warn Ottawa that excessive cuts to prices could be harmful
They’re nervous about changes Health Canada will propose for the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board under a review.
200 kgs of hash found in shipment of chocolate bars in Halifax
Mississauga, Ont., man faces multiple drug and importation charges.
Marijuana on the job: time to update your alcohol and drug policies
Prepare for workplace issues related to the medical and recreational use of marijuana.
Jean Coutu hopes a Quebec deal with drug makers will avoid tendering
Generic manufacturers fear lost business if others win exclusive rights to distribute blockbuster generic drugs.
Covering ‘essential’ drugs could fill health gaps, save billions
Study shows the essential medications account for 44% of prescriptions written across Canada
Cannabis industry opposes call for plain packaging, advertising bans
But licensed producers argue that cannabis isn’t as dangerous as tobacco.
WSIB posts searchable drug formularies for ease of use
Compensation board spends approximately $62 million every year on drug benefits for injured workers
Eli Lilly and Co. plans $70M research facility expansion
Construction is expected to be completed in 2017.
Valeant to cut all ties with Philidor
Hopes to minimize disruption for patients .