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Price negotiations for prescription drugs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11649
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance to invite the federal government and private health insurance industry to participate in its price negotiations for prescription drugs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance to invite the federal government and private health insurance industry to participate in its price negotiations for prescription drugs.
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National strategy on the use of naloxone

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11651
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and implementation of a national strategy on the use of naloxone.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and implementation of a national strategy on the use of naloxone.
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Equitable and comprehensive national pharmacare program

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11652
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of an equitable and comprehensive national pharmacare program.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of an equitable and comprehensive national pharmacare program.
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Adverse reactions between alcohol and drug products

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy805
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge appropriate agencies to adopt regulations and/or policies to ensure that warnings about the adverse interaction between alcohol and both prescription and non-prescription products be prominently displayed or distributed wherever alcohol and drugs are sold and/or dispensed.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge appropriate agencies to adopt regulations and/or policies to ensure that warnings about the adverse interaction between alcohol and both prescription and non-prescription products be prominently displayed or distributed wherever alcohol and drugs are sold and/or dispensed.
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Drug product substitution

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy806
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the position that: 1) a patient should have the right to choose either a generic or a brand-name prescription drug where both alternatives exist; and 2) a physician should have the right to order "no substitution" of a drug product he or she prescribes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the position that: 1) a patient should have the right to choose either a generic or a brand-name prescription drug where both alternatives exist; and 2) a physician should have the right to order "no substitution" of a drug product he or she prescribes.
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