Articles Tagged ‘Health Canada’

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Food marketing bill would limit most grocery products

University of Calgary research highlights breadth of Health Canada restrictions as Bill S-228 awaits final approval.

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Health Canada proposes additional pharma rules

Focused on opioids, the regulations also come with a platform to educate Canadians on health marketing more broadly.

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Health Canada proposes new rules around vaping ads

The rules would heavily restrict where ads could appear in an effort to curb use among teens and youth.

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Health Canada amends rules on food marketing

New guidelines will only restrict ads directed at children, instead of capturing all food that exceeds certain nutrition criteria.

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Government passes food marketing bill

As Health Canada works on regulations, many stakeholders were unable or unwilling to participate in consultations.

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Health Canada expresses ‘concern’ with cannabis sponsorship

Brand involvement with events like music festivals are contrary to regulations on promotion, the department says.

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Health Canada unveils cannabis packaging rules

Limited branding will be permitted on plain packaging that prioritizes health warnings and product information.

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ASC gives marketers good grades on kids’ marketing

Participating CPG and QSR companies stuck to their commitments last year, according to a new report.

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Health Canada and marketing to kids: what you need to know

The issues at play in the public consultation on appropriate age restrictions, targeting and the definition of “unhealthy food.”

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How should we talk about drugs?

New anti-drug abuse ads aimed at parents debut as controversy around legal use and distribution heats up.

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Health Canada raises the profile on recalls

The campaign features TV and cinema spots, as well as digital and print ads, all targeted at “Dr. Mom.”