A Health Perspective on the Legalization of Cannabis

David Poon, BSc. Immunology and Infection, PharmD Student Controversial Cannabis in Canada Oh dear. What have I gotten myself into here. For those who don’t know, cannabis is now legal in Canada as of yesterday. This CBC article does a good job summarizing what you need to know now that cannabis is legal1. Whether you…

Following the Opioid Crisis – New Health Canada Requirements

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Candidate Mandatory Warning Labels and Information With the rise of the opioid crisis, Health Canada has passed a new requirement regarding the dispensing of prescription opioid medications by pharmacists and other healthcare providers. Effective October 2, 2018, all prescription opioids, such as morphine, hydromorphone, and oxycodone, mandate mandatory warning stickers and…