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Natural health products

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9255
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal minister of health to prohibit claims of the therapeutic value of natural health products for the treatment of diseases listed in Schedule A of the Food and Drug Act when the supportive evidence does not meet the evidentiary standard required of medications regulated by the Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal minister of health to prohibit claims of the therapeutic value of natural health products for the treatment of diseases listed in Schedule A of the Food and Drug Act when the supportive evidence does not meet the evidentiary standard required of medications regulated by the Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada.
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