Notice of Intent to Restrict the Marketing and Advertising of Opioids

[Source: Health Canada] Prescription opioids can help Canadians who need them to manage pain. However, over-prescription of opioids has contributed to Canada's current opioid crisis. To help address this issue, Health Canada intends to restrict the marketing and advertising of opioids. Full story...
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Development and Course of Chronic Pain Over 4 Years in the General Population: The HUNT Pain Study

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New Regulations to Provide Better Information for Patients on the Safe Use of Opioid Medications

[Source: Health Canada] Health Canada published final regulations in Canada Gazette, Part II that will make warning stickers and patient information handouts mandatory with all opioids dispensed to Canadians at pharmacies or in doctor's offices across Canada. Full story...
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Special Issue: Cannabis in Medicine

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