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Porter-Cable Router Recall [US & Canada]

US/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Porter-Cable recalls over 100,000 Fixed-Base Production Routers due to electrical shock hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/zJguJ; HCSC: http://ht.ly/zJhUP

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Porter-Cable-Fixed-Base-Production-Routers-Recalled/

Direct Canada link: … 380 more words


Palm Liver Spread Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Corinthian Distributors and Wilby Commercial recall some Palm brand Liver Spread due to undeclared milk, a known allergen and/or sources of dietary intolerance. CFIA: … 132 more words

Allergens & Intolerances

Health Canada warns marijuana producers about advertising

Health Canada has issued what some are calling a wake-up call to licensed medical marijuana producers that may be pushing the envelope when it comes to advertising. 908 more words

Local News

Will BC Cover Pricey Hep C Drug?

The Hepatitis C drug, Sovaldi, is very pricey and BC is doing a thorough review to see if they’ll provide coverage.


Canadian Pharmacy & Health News

Letter: Cannabis as a treatment option

Re: Medical marijuana producers attempting to woo doctors, July 24.

As the directors of the association representing the majority of licensed producers in Canada, we believe it is imperative that patients with a range of chronic illnesses and severe disabilities be able to manage their conditions through a variety of treatment options, including medical cannabis. 287 more words


Abido Crispy Cover Fish Mix Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Green World Food Express recalls some Abido brand Crispy Cover Fish Mixed Cover Mix due to undeclared milk, a known allergen and/or sources of dietary intolerance. 136 more words


Harper government aims to clamp down on prescription drug abuse with new rules for doctors

TORONTO — Ottawa has issued a national call for proposals to improve prescribing practices for opioids and other drugs that pose a high risk of abuse or addiction. 338 more words