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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In March 2017, Parliament gave third reading to Bill S-201, also known as the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On April 13, 2017, the federal government introduced the highly anticipated Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Regulation respecting calls for tenders for certain medications covered by the basic prescription drug insurance plan (the Regulation) came into force on April 20, 2017, supplementing provisions in An Act respecting prescription drug insurance that were added by Bill 81.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Supreme Court of Yukon made an order pursuant to section 10 of the Coroners Act, R.S.Y. 2002, c. 44 that an inquest be held into the death of an Aboriginal woman in November 2013.
Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co.
Israeli law defines cannabis as a dangerous drug, but authorizes the Ministry of Health to issue permits related to the use of cannabis.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This is the one hundred and eighth issue in our series of alerts for employers on selected topics on health care reform.
Foley Hoag LLP
Auditor Suzanne Bump and the Lowell Sun ed board agree with our prior posts explaining why adult use cannabis regulation should remain with the State Treasurer:
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Last week, the California Assembly Committee on Business and Professions voted in favor of Assembly Bill 315. AB 315 seeks to amend the California Business and Professions Code:
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
One goal of BioLoquitur is to provide commentary and analysis on important developments in U.S. law affecting the pharmaceutical and biologics industry.
Holland & Knight
On March 31, 2017, U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman in the Southern District of New York denied, in large part, Allergan's motion to dismiss a whistleblower case captioned U.S. ex rel. Wood v. Allergan, Inc., 10-cv-05645-JMF.
Holland & Knight
A recent HHS OCR resolution agreement further emphasizes the importance of conducting risk analyses and addressing them appropriately.
Holland & Knight
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee announced on April 19, 2017, that it will be voting on the nomination of Scott Gottlieb, MD, to be FDA Commissioner next Wednesday.
Duane Morris LLP
Last week WV Governor Jim Justice (great name) signed into law a bill passed by the state legislature to permit the production and sale of medical marijuana in the state.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Department of Health and Human Services released the final Affordable Care Act marketplace stabilization rules ("Final Rule") on April 13, 2017.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Today, our colleagues at ML Strategies provided another installment of their Health Care Weekly Preview.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The full Cheat Sheet is available here. Stay tuned for upcoming coverage of the health care policy actions (and inactions) in Washington, D.C.
Foley Hoag LLP
Out of nowhere, Sen. Patricia Jehlen, chair of the Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy...
Although we healthcare lawyers generally view ourselves as a pretty healthy lot, there are times when we are patients too.
Day Pitney LLP
Eric Fader was quoted in an April 25 article, "Health-Care Provider Pays $31K for Lack of Privacy Contract with Vendor," in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report and other publications.
Once again, the terms of a hospital's insurance policy coverage have evolved to a hospital's detriment.
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Last week, the FBI issued guidance specifically applicable to medical and dental facilities regarding the cybersecurity risk of File Transfer Protocol ("FTP") servers operating in "anonymous" mode.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Just this month, Major League Baseball issued a ground-breaking decision approving players' use of biometric devices during games in the 2017 baseball season.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Ms. Peters identified key ten enforcement issues that OCR continues to encounter through its enforcement of HIPAA.
Cassels Brock
A Licensed Producer (LP) can obtain a permit from the federal Minister of Health to export cannabis internationally from Canada to a single and specified importer.
McInnes Cooper
But employers need to nip cannabis in the workplace in the bud by acting now to be prepared for cannabis legalization when it happens.
Carlton Fields
The company provided guidance on how patients could fix the problem to prevent hacking and no patients were injured.
A nurse employed by a major medical center was suspected of illegally diverting medications.
Fred-Young & Evans
No food and related products shall be manufactured, imported, exported, advertised, sold or distributed in Nigeria unless it has been registered in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the accompanying guidelines.
Stewart McKelvey
In my December 15, 2016 article, Federal Government's Cannabis Report: What does it mean for employers?, I noted the Report's1 suggestion that there was a lack of research to reliably determine when individuals are impaired by cannabis.
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