• Restrictions Relaxed on Advertising Certain Drugs as Preventatives for Schedule A Diseases
  • June 19, 2008 | Authors: Eileen M. McMahon; Ingrid E. VanderElst
  • Law Firm: Torys LLP - Toronto Office
  • Section 3 of the Food and Drugs Act prohibits the advertisement, to the general public, of a food, drug, cosmetic or medical device as a preventative, treatment or cure for certain diseases, disorders and abnormal physical states. These diseases and conditions are specified in Schedule A of the Food and Drugs Act and are commonly referred to as "Schedule A diseases."