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Canada Trims Red Tape Around OTC Switches As Part Of Agency Cuts

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The process of switching drugs Rx-to-OTC will be streamlined as part of the government’s budget cuts. Health Canada, which must save $200 million annually by fiscal year 2014-15, also is tweaking its regulation of natural health products.

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Canada Natural Health Product Reg Chips Away At Application Backlog

Canada's temporary regulations promulgated in 2010 to help reduce the backlog of natural health product applications are effective so far, a Canadian food and drug attorney says.

Canadian Rx-to-OTC Approval Process Could Be Smoother, GSK Exec Says

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