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Update on the promotion of cannabis on social media

Almost six months after our first article on the Promotion of Cannabis on Social Media was originally published, federal licence holders have now received further guidance from Health Canada regarding the regulatory prohibitions on the promotion of cannabis, cannabis accessories, and cannabis-related services in an online context.

 

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Health Canada is cracking the whip on advertising violations

On January 21, 2016, various hospitals, natural health product manufacturers, physicians and pharmaceutical companies found themselves specifically named by Health Canada in a published list of health product advertising complaints. Health Canada provided details of over 152 advertising infractions investigated between October, 2014 and September, 2015.

 

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