Patented Medicines

The final amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations have been published, coming into force July 1, 2020. The regulations relate to the factors and procedures to be considered by the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board.

The regulations (link), will be published in the Canada Gazette later this month. From the Health Canada news release today:

Today, the Government of Canada announced the final amendments to theĀ Patented Medicines Regulations. The most significant reforms to the regulations since their introduction in 1987, these amendments will give the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) the tools to protect Canadians from excessive prices and make patented medicines more affordable.

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