25 Mar 2013 Times Colonist – Editorial: Assessing drugs a vital function
March 24, 2013
One of the urgent questions to be faced after the provincial election in May is how to rebuild B.C.’s drug-assessment program. For the existing version is well and truly broken.
Before a new drug can be marketed, a licence from Health Canada is required. But the federal government rarely conducts its own tests to ensure the product is safe and effective.”