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January 19, 2018 7:52 PM Shoppers Drug Mart signs third cannabis supply deal

The latest deal is with B.C.-based licensed marijuana producer Tilray Canada Ltd. to supply branded medical cannabis products and is conditional upon Health Canada’s approval of Shoppers’ application to dispense medical marijuana. Shoppers Drug Mart has lined up its third cannabis supply agreement as part of its ambition to dispense the drug amid what experts 10

January 11, 2018 11:53 PM Patient claims he was denied treatment at CHUM hospital for not speaking French

Montreal hospital looking into complaint after Zbigniew Malysa said urologist refused to speak to him A Montreal man who claims he was denied treatment because he couldn't speak French has filed a complaint to the ombudsman of the city's new French-language super hospital. The downtown CHUM hospital is also investigating after Zbigniew Malysa, a Canadian 20

December 14, 2017 6:35 PM Four people killed in helicopter crash north of Kingston, Ont

OPP say the crash happened at about noon in Addington Highlands. A spokesperson for the Transportation Safety Board said the chopper was a 1999 AS350 B2. The single-engine helicopters are often used for corporate purposes. ADDINGTON HIGHLANDS, ONT.—Four people have been killed in a helicopter crash today north of Kingston, Ont., according to Ontario 13

December 7, 2017 10:26 PM Melania Trump wishes to spend holiday on deserted island

WASHINGTON -- If she could spend the holidays anywhere in the world, Melania Trump says she'd take her family to a deserted island. The first lady revealed her wish Thursday during a Christmastime visit with patients and staff at a children's hospital in Washington. The visit was a continuation of a tradition begun more than 60 years ago by first lady Bess Truman 22

December 5, 2017 4:17 PM Canadian pot producer plans production facility in Denmark

ODENSE, Denmark -- Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED) plans to establish a 40,000-square-metre cannabis production facility in Odense, Denmark to cater to the Scandinavian country's medical marijuana patients. The new facility comes under a joint venture announced in September between Canada's largest licensed marijuana producer and European hemp producer 13

December 4, 2017 5:35 PM How researchers and institutions can help stop the spread of fake science

A team of Canadian researchers that studied so-called predatory journals is suggesting a “co-ordinated response” from scientists, institutions and patients to combat the spread of illegitimate or questionable science. The predatory journals operate on a for-profit basis, and often publish poorly researched or bogus science that could endanger scientific 19

November 13, 2017 10:29 PM Shoppers Drug Mart issues job posting for medical marijuana brand manager

TORONTO -- Shoppers Drug Mart is looking to hire a medical marijuana brand manager as it tries to position itself in the burgeoning cannabis market, even though it is not currently legal to distribute the drug through pharmacies. "The development and integration of the medical brand plan will involve the consideration of the current cannabis market 25

November 10, 2017 8:28 PM Ottawa's plan for excise tax on medical marijuana draws ire of patients, producers

OTTAWA - The federal government's proposed plan to impose excise tax on medical marijuana as well as recreational cannabis has left patient advocate groups and a licensed producer fuming. Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana and the Arthritis Society say medical pot should be treated the same way as all other prescription medications and be exempt 39

November 7, 2017 7:53 PM Health Canada announces changes to how abortion pill is prescribed, dispensed

The federal department said the abortion bill Mifegymiso can now be prescribed up to nine weeks into a pregnancy and can be dispensed by a pharmacist. Women who want to use the abortion pill Mifegymiso can now take it farther along in their pregnancy, Health Canada said Tuesday in announcing changes to how the medication is prescribed and dispensed 21

November 7, 2017 6:12 PM Health Canada says abortion pill can be dispensed by pharmacists

Mifegymiso can now be prescribed up to nine weeks into pregnancy Health Canada is changing how the abortion pill Mifegymiso is prescribed and dispensed. The federal department says the abortion pill can now be prescribed up to nine weeks into a pregnancy, rather than the previous limit of seven weeks. The drug initially known as RU-486 can also now be dispensed 29