• Canadian Drug Shortages Lead to Calls for Regulation

    Canadian is increasingly facing a problem widespread in the US: drug shortages. The issue, described as 'endemic' by The Globe and Mail , has become particularly acute in recent days after a fire at a manufacturing plant owned by Sandoz Canada caught fire. The manufacturing plant was responsible for the production of nearly 90% of all injectable drugs used in Canada, including anesthetics, painkillers, chemotherapy medications and antibiotics. The plant was previously...