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On April 13, 2017 the federal government, on the heels of an election promise made in 2015, tabled a bill in the House of Commons proposing the legalization of recreational cannabis.
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Chair of the Minden Gross LLP Cannabis Law Group, Matt Maurer, and co-author Whitney Abrams ​give a brief summary of where each province stands on minimum age requirements, sales and distribution, and the status of ​their cannabis legislation in "Provincial Adult-use Cannabis Plans: What we know so far" published in the December 2017 edition of Canadian CANNAINVESTOR magazine.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
It's a common question health providers ask when compiling a patient's medical history.
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
After the State Council issued the Opinions on Deepening the Reform of Examination and Approval System and Encouraging Innovation of Drugs and Medical Devices ("Opinions") on 8 October 2017, ...
Al Tamimi & Company
In its attempt to protect consumers' health, Egypt has recently issued Law No. 206 of 2017 (the "Law") regulating the promotion of any healthcare goods and/or services.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
In October, we reported that the oral hearing before the Court of Justice of the European Union took place in Case C-557/16 relating to the role of the Concerned Member States in the Decentralised Procedure.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Public Health (Alcohol) 2015 (Bill) was presented in late 2015 to tackle Ireland's ongoing problem with over-consumption and misuse of alcohol.
Moroğlu Arseven
The Turkish Health Institutes Directorate ("Directorate") has announced establishment of the Biotechnology Institute ("Institute").
After more than a year of stalled negotiations, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) announced an agreement on the remaining elements of the Basel III post-crisis bank capital framework.
McDermott Will & Emery
There is no dedicated and standalone focus on health in the Brexit negotiations. The final position will be affected by multiple negotiation streams, so businesses must prepare for a wide range of outcomes.
Wrigleys Solicitors
Austin Thornton discusses regulation and risk management in the direct employment of care staff focussing on CQC registration and insurance problems.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The ability to facilitate the regeneration of parts of the human body is "no longer the stuff of science fiction" according to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.
They are the most comprehensive revision of CMS's requirements for nursing homes since 1991.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Massachusetts policymakers continue to debate health care reform proposals with important implications for industry stakeholders.
Reed Smith
In Deluca v. Portland Orthopaedics Ltd., et al., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 198962 (E.D.N.Y. Dec. 2, 2017), a husband and wife sued for injuries relating to a failed hip implant. The husband and wife lived in New York.
Holland & Knight
On Dec. 8, 2017, the FDA issued draft guidance detailing its regulatory approach to Clinical Decision Support (CDS) technology.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This week, Republicans will ramp up efforts to pass a tax reform package. We should also get signs that a year-end spending deal is coming together.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Texas Medical Board's (the "Board") adoption of new telehealth licensing regulations may finally put to bed long-running challenges ...
Foley Hoag LLP
On November 17th, Arizona's state Medicaid agency (the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, or AHCCCS) sent a letter to CMS proposing policies that it believes will build on past successes...
Teuten Abogados
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